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Welcome to YCCCART NEWS & EVENTS Report on an enclosure near Moor Lane Geophysical surveys revealed little or no internal structures, and the enclosure is potentially a medieval stock enclosure, with a possible role in the management of pre-enclosure Kenn Moor.  Open Report June 2017 Newsletter now available under publications.  Open Newsletter Report on gradiometry and resistivity surveys in fields bordering Ham Lane. northwest of Yatton, which revealed a wealth of enigmatic features possibly resulting from a Romano - British industrial site, with potential evidence for temporary enclosure and drainage in the medieval period.  Open Report Report making the case for the natural rock outcrop at Wrington Road, Congresbury being the feature responsible for the place name 'Mansbury', known since 1567 at the latest, and potentially, the meeting place for the Hundred of Congresbury during the period between the middle of the 11th century and beginning of the 14th.  Open Report more> Surveying with NivComp (Electronic Hydrostatic Level) Since 2010, YCCCART has been using a NivComp, electronic, hydrostatic level to provide data for a software programme, Surfer 10 (kindly supplied by Golden Software Ltd, USA), to produce contour and 3D images of surface features.  The technique is simple to use and we are thrilled with the results.  We think this novel approach could be valuable to other archaeological groups carrying out similar surveys.   If you are interested please contact us for further information. Wemberham Roman villa: A - The site with undulating surface features B - 3D image using NivComp and Surfer 10 C - Resistivity survey of the site