Category Archives: Announcements

News about events, activities and publications

Druitt Gardens Survey Report Published

We managed to complete our geophysical survey of Druitt Gardens in early March 2020, just before the Covid-19 lockdown began.  Our Final Report on the survey was submitted in early July 2020 to Historic England as required under the terms … Continue reading

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Resisitivity Imaging in Druitt Gardens

At the beginning of December 2019, we carried out the second phase of our geophysical investigation of the scheduled site in Druitt Gardens, Christchurch. In August, we carried out a survey with ground-penetrating radar (GPR) in our search for geophysical … Continue reading

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Geophysical Survey at Druitt Gardens

Some members will be aware that for some time we have been negotiating with Historic England and Christchurch Town Council for permission to conduct a geophysical survey within Druitt Gardens and on the site the Scheduled Ancient Monument protecting the … Continue reading

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Spring 2019 Newsletter Published

Members should by now have received their copy of our latest newsletter, now with a fresh new look in the hands of our new Editor, Laureen Pearce. We have contributions on the Redvers Tomb in Christchurch’s Priory Church as well … Continue reading

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High Tide at Millhams

It’s almost time to put our site at Millhams to bed for the winter months.  Last weekend the combination of heavy rain and a high tide produced a very soggy and puddled site to work in.  We have been continuing … Continue reading

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March 2018 Newsletter Published

We have published the latest issue of our occasional newsletter, dated March 2018.  We apologise for it being so long overdue and we hope you will find something of interest in it, to make it worth the wait.  Copies are … Continue reading

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TCA 2017 AGM

A reminder to our members that the 2017 AGM of our society takes place on Wednesday 28 June 2017 in the Harbour View Room of Stanpit Village Hall in accordance with the notice sent to all members by post our … Continue reading

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Magnetometer Results

The map on the left shows the magnetometer results obtained on 12 March 2017 as processed by Mike Gill using Snuffler software, georeferenced and plotted on our Millhams mapping. The light blue background shows the nominal area of the area … Continue reading

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David Eels’s New Book Published

Members will be aware of David Eels’s first book which TCA published “The Medieval Markets and Fairs of Christchurch”. We were uncertain as to how popular this would be but we were very pleased that the book achieved sales of … Continue reading

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Millhams LIDAR Data

We have been dabbling with a remarkable source of free topographical data provided by the Environment Agency which makes available the data arising from LIDAR surveys. Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) is an airborne mapping technique, which uses a laser … Continue reading

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