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Final Heathrow Terminal 5 Book Launched

Landscape Evolution in the Middle Thames Valley Volume TwoThe second and final volume on the excavations at Heathrow Terminal 5 was launched yesterday at The Royal Society, London. Guests from Heathrow, who run Heathrow Airport, and the heritage sector gathered to celebrate the successful conclusion of one the biggest and most innovative archaeological projects ever undertaken in the UK.

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100 BC-400 AD A New Direction


Roman settlement and landscape.

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Bronze Age settlement animation

The Bronze Age settlement
Download an animation showing the Bronze Age settlement (requires QuickTime).

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2002-2008 Heathrow Terminal 5

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Travel in time

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Memories of Perry Oaks

Nick Cooke (Project Officer at Heathrow 1998 – 1999)

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1066-1499 Medieval Manors


Interior of the medieval barn.

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410-1066 AD A New Beginning

A Saxon family work on the construction of a building. Flax fields are visible beyond.
A Saxon family work on the construction of a building. Flax fields are visible beyond.

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The Post-medieval period, 1500 – 1937


Many of the Bronze Age field boundaries found at Heathrow were still in use during the Medieval period. Some even persist as property boundaries on the Estate map of 1748.

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John Lewis on the moment he realised the Stanwell cursus was a political statement

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1934 – 2002 The Perry Oaks Sludge Works

The Perry Oaks Sludge Works
The Perry Oaks sludge works.

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