Category Archives: Archaeology

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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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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De Montfort University and the Universities of Durham and Nottingham in New AHRC Funded Digital Heritage Project

The Digital Building Heritage Group at De Montfort University is leading a new AHRC funded Connected Communities, Community Heritage project. “Digital Building Heritage: Phase 3” (AHRC Grant Ref: AHL0132901) which runs from February 2014 to January 2015. It’s a collaborative … Continue reading

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3D Printing Roman Samian Ware for Museum Visitors

In the second of two articles on Dr. Eujin Pei’s work in the Digital Building Heritage Group where as an Early Career Researcher (ECR) he has been developing techniques for laser scanning and 3D printing archaeological artifacts we turn to … Continue reading

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