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Step by Step: RTI at St Michaels and All Angels Church, Lyndhurst

In July 2019 Archaeovision successfully completed a programme of Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) recording at St Michaels and All Angels Church in Lyndhurst, in the New Forest, England. Commissioned by the New Forest National Park Authority, funded by the New Forest LEADER local action group through the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, and approved…

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Laser Scanning at 17th Century Tredegar House in Newport, Wales

Over the course of spring Archaeovision has completed a laser scanning project of the interiors and exteriors of several buildings in the Tredegar House (Tˆy Tredegar) complex, commissioned by the National Trust. The buildings recorded for the project include the Tredegar Stables, Orangery, Mill, Great Barn, Lesser Barn, and Doctor’s House. Tredegar House has been…

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Mission and Mortar Toolkit

In June 2018, Archaeovision were appointed as the contractor for the development of the Mission and Mortar toolkit for the Diocese of Hereford. The diocese is one of the 42 dioceses within the Church of England, and was founded in 676AD and covers roughly 1,650 square miles, serving a population of 326,000 people. The diocese…

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Documenting the Church of the Holy Spirit Clock

We recently oversaw the high resolution photogrammetry survey of the clock at the Church of the Holy Spirit, utilising a scaffolding system in front hundreds of tourists, and falls within our overall Ackerman project. More on this clock can be found on the Ackermann project blog and we will provide more on the result soon.

RTI Dome testing

Last week we tested our new light dome at the Estonian Academy of Arts and the Estonian War Museum. The Dome allows you to significantly speed-up the RTI shooting process. The results are beautiful as always.

Completion of the Recording the Early Medieval Crosses on the Isle of Man

During the summer Archaeovision completed one of our largest recording projects to date, on behalf of the University of Lancaster’s Digital Humanities Hub and Manx National Heritage recording all Early Medieval Crosses found on the Isle of Man. An outline of the project can be found through our blog post here,and an update on the…

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Laser Scanning the ice house at Newtown Park Estate

In February 2019, Archaeovision member Gianna Gandossi conducted a laser scan survey of the Victorian-era brick ice house located on the grounds of Newtown Park Estate, two miles east of Lymington in the New Forest, Hampshire. The recording completed by Archaeovision falls under the Heritage Lottery funded Our Past, Our Future project which incorporates community…

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The documentation project of St. Olaf’s Church, Tallinn

Today we are working St. Olaf’s church (Tallinn, Estonia), where we are providing a metric survey of the building focusing on the facades, church tower and chapel for restoration and conservation works. We are using a combination of different solutions including a RTK drone and ground-based photogrammetric survey in combination with different laser scan equipment,…

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Digitising the Ledgerstone Survey of England and Wales

The Ledgerstone Survey of England and Wales (LSEW) aims to record all the ledgerstones in churches throughout England and Wales. Over the past six months, Archaeovision has assisted the LSEW in converting their paper records to an indexed online database. Our role in the project was to create an interface that volunteers can register and…

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Laser Scanning at World War II RAF Ibsley Airfield Control Tower

In November 2018, Archaeovision member Gianna Gandossi conducted a laser scan survey of the World War II-era RAF Ibsley Airfield Control Tower located outside of Ringwood, New Forest, Hampshire. The recording completed by Archaeovision falls under the Heritage Lottery funded Our Past, Our Future project which incorporates community based outreach within their Rediscovering and Conserving…

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