Training: Birling Gap

27/05/2016  |  6 p.m.

Birling Gap, East Sussex


Join CITiZAN South East for a free training session in archaeological recording for intertidal zones. Help us to record the remains of UB21 and SS Oushla, and to monitor the remains of the 19th clipper Coonatto, recorded during our initial training session at Birling Gap in 2015. All attendees will receive a CPD certificate and a CITiZAN edition Archaeology Skills Passport.

Friday 27th (start time TBC): Evening classroom based session with presentations on the CITiZAN project; history of the site, research questions and documentary research; archaeological recording skills; an introduction to the CITiZAN app; health and safety of the foreshore and a practice session in measured survey

Saturday and Sunday 28th and 29th: (late morning, exact times TBC) foreshore sessions to create detailed site plans for U-121 and the SS Oushla; revisit the Coonatto to update our records and check for changes due to erosion and create detailed photographic records of all three sites.

For further details and to book for this event contact Oliver Hutchinson on or 07718 570382

Birling Gap training 2015
Birling Gap training 2015