Generic brief for an archaeological evaluation (trial trenching)

Last updated: 18 August 2021

2. Scope of this brief

  • The site is larger than 0.1 hectare (urban) or 1 hectare (rural)
  • The development requires an Environmental Assessment
  • The works affects a Scheduled Monument or Listed Building or the setting of either
  • The site is suited to a range of other archaeological survey techniques (e.g. geophysical survey, fieldwalking)

In such instances please contact the Council Archaeology Service for further advice.