Archaeology South-East


Episode 3 Part 1: A Building's Soul?

In the first of this two part episode we're talking to Michael Shapland, historic buildings archaeologist.

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24 July 2020

How does one record historic places before they are due to be changed or demolished, and how do we capture not only the structure itself, but its ‘spirit’ – and is that even possible? Michael takes us through some historic examples, and to Emily's childhood bedroom, to tell us how! Don't forget to check out part 2 of this episode, out 31st July, where we peel away the many layers of the Brighton Dome, discovering quakers, prince regents, mistresses, WW1 soldiers, the UN, and ABBA!

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