Category Archives: AHRC Connected Communities Projects

Blogs about AHRC Connected Communities Projects

Reconstructing St Mary’s Vicarage at the time of Leicester’s “Riot” in 1524

Last year (2016) the DBHG undertook a large digital reconstruction of the Newarke area of Leicester, looking at its development since the Late Medieval period. This extensive animated reconstruction is now on show in De Montfort University’s Heritage Centre  which … Continue reading

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3D Printing the Star Carr Pendant

In 2015 an engraved shale pendant which is roughly triangular and measures approximately 31mm by 35mm by 3mm thick was found during archaeological excavations at the Early Mesolithic site of Star Carr, in North Yorkshire UK. On one of its … Continue reading

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Mobile Device Apps for Community Archaeology

As part of the final output of our Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Grant AHL0132901 on the 29th June 2015 we released two new mobile device apps for community archaeologists. De Montfort University’s Digital Building Heritage Group has been … Continue reading

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Archaeology at Bradgate House

It was a pleasure to be invited by Dr Richard Thomas of the University of Leicester’s (UoL) School of Archaeology and Ancient History to their site at Bradgate House in Leicestershire this week to have a preliminary look at the … Continue reading

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Traditional Drawing – Reconstructing Leicester’s Medieval Newarke

It’s always rewarding to collaborate with talented professionals and the Digital Building Heritage Group is fortunate to be working with the renowned and widely published historical visualizer and designer John H. Cook. John uses traditional pencil drawing and pen and … Continue reading

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Digital Glossop – Decimating Data

Next Friday (Friday 16th January 2015) will be the second year running for The Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium, and the Digital building Heritage Group will be exhibiting work for the newly developed Digital Glossop mobile app which will be … Continue reading

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Binchester Roman Bath House App Development

As part of the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Grant Ref AHL0132901 the Digital Building Heritage Group is working in a year long project with the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland (ARC&ARC) and Dr. David … Continue reading

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One Year On – Legacy Digital Building Heritage

It’s gratifying to know that work we did under AHRC funded Digital Building Heritage Phase 2 project (Grant Ref AH-K007610-1) last year is still being actively used by our Community Heritage Partners and others. A good example is a recent … Continue reading

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Affective Digital Histories – Recreating De-industrial Places

It’s always nice to be asked to work on someone else’s projects especially when it’s with new collaborative partners and The Digital Building Heritage Group is for the first time assisting the University of Leicester on one of their projects, … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire’s “Model Prison” at Southwell

As part of our current Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded research project Digital Building Heritage: Phase 3 (Grant Reference: AH/L013290/1) we are assisting the Southwell Community Archaeology Group (SCAG) to digitally reconstruct and interpret the now largely lost … Continue reading

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