Finds & Environmental

Cotswold Archaeology can provide you with a quality and cost-effective solution for all categories of finds analysis and reporting:

  • Prehistoric pottery
  • Roman pottery
  • medieval, Post-medieval and later pottery
  • Ceramic building material
  • Metalwork
  • Metallurgical residues
  • Fired clay objects
  • Worked stone and bone objects
  • Flint
prehistoric pottery

Through our extensive network of approved external specialists, we can arrange analysis and reporting for more unusual items such as waterlogged leather and wooden objects, and for regionally-specific assemblages. We can also arrange for any further laboratory work required, such as the petrological analysis of pottery.


We can provide a comprehensive service for all aspects of your environmental requirements, using both in-house specialists and approved external consultants:

  • Plant macrofossils
  • Charcoal
  • Human bone
  • Animal bone, including bird and fish bone
  • Pollen

We can also arrange for any further analysis work that may be required, such as radiocarbon dating, Bayesian modelling, stable isotope analysis and lithostratigraphic analysis.

For an informal chat or further information about our Finds Services, contact Ed McSloy (01285 772636).

For an informal chat or further information about our Environmental Services, contact Sarah Cobain (01908 556032).

For a quotation for our Finds and/or Environmental Services, contact Mary Alexander (01285 772603).