Archaeology And Building Recording Northampton, Kettering, Cambridge, Bedford And Milton Keynes
Building Archaeology can be defined as the analysing of the standing remains of a structure to provide evidence of its origins.
This analysis takes the form of an accurate record of the existing details of the property and comparing and interpreting that physical information with the historical documentary evidence.
Hawkins Historic provide a thorough analytical historic assessment of the significance of a property, in terms of its architectural, historic and special character, providing upon completion a detailed illustrated report, based on the existing fabric of the property, including a thorough analysis of the available documentary evidence and a summary of any possible areas for future development and the impact that may have on the existing property and its significance.
The historic assessment or the analysis of the building archaeology, provides a chronological journey through the ages of the property, highlighting the relevant dates of the more significant elements of the property and their relative importance.
This assessment can be used for the following purposes:
Hawkins Historic has undertaken a number of historic assessment reports for private clients, property developers and public bodies, many of which have been archived within Local Heritage Environment Records (HER’s) being held as a public record for the future information;
The detailed analysis of a property raises interest in the property and very often leads to fascinating discoveries, that have been hidden undisturbed for