Thames Discovery Programme

Thames Discovery Programme
Mortimer Wheeler House
46 Eagle Wharf Road
Greater London
N1 7ED


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0207 566 9310

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thames discovery programme logo depicting a roman ship found on an intaglio on the thames foreshore
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When the tide is out, the Thames is the longest open – air archaeological site in London, and much of the foreshore is freely accessible to the public. The Thames Discovery Programme is an HLF-funded community archaeology project designed to monitor the exposed archaeological sites of the inter-tidal area of the Thames with volunteer support. These archaeological sites are often unrecognised and unprotected, and are vulnerable to the twice – daily scouring of the tidal river.

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive, Heritage site, Prehistoric site, Archaeological site, Industrial heritage site, Transport heritage site, Ship or maritime heritage site