A group based on members who attended an adult education class on the subject given by the project leader. Uses geophysical survey, fieldwalking, watching briefs, map-work, aerial archaeology and archival research in an attempt to locate vanished Roman Roads within the bounds of the present day City of Birmingham heading for the Roman Fort at [...]
A small group active within the Wallington Valley, to the north of Portsmouth. We are investigating the settlement pattern of the valley and hope to find archaeological dating evidence for specific sites. Our prime activities are field surveying with small scale excavations. New members welcome.
A forum for communication between members of the Association who represent the majority of Scotland’s local authorities.
Programme of five archaeological talks per year on last Friday of the month in January, March, May, July and October. Carries out various kinds of fieldwork, but concentrating on Thames foreshore surveys. Also carries out finds processing. Publishes ‘The Wandsworth Historian’ and other publications.
Margaret and Ron Curtis provide guided tours of all the Callanish sites for visitors, and specialist groups (by appointment). Exhibition on archaeoastronomy always open (except Sundays). Fieldwalking continues, and 6 books, 8 mini-guides, postcards and a 20 minute video on the Callanish Stones have been published. In 2006 the moon is at the end of [...]
Varied programme of lectures and outings. Excavations and field work at weekends.
The Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group researches and records the vernacular architecture of Yorkshire, organises day-schools, conferences and walkabouts, and publishes newssheets and an annual journal.
The group was formed in 1975 to investigate the archaeology of an area within a 10km radius of Haverhill, including parts of Cambs, Essex and Suffolk. Fieldwork is undertaken on Sunday mornings whenever possible, and is directed primarily to the non-destructive detection, identification and investigation of archaeological sites using various methods of field surveying and [...]
Aims to investigate its mountainous area by field walking and follow-up studies of sites found.
The Society concerned with the preservation, restoration and conservation of the finest Victorian gasworks in Northern Ireland. After receiving substantial grants, the museum is now fully restored and open to the public.
Monthly lectures. Twice yearly visits.
Post excavation work continues on the excavation of the medieval pottery kiln at Norlington Lane, Ringmer. Opportunities for ‘watching briefs’ for the local Planning Authorities.
The Society was founded in 2000 to investigate finds that had resulted from field walking on the south side of the Burton Hills in South Warwickshire. A combination of aerial photography geophysics and field walking has revealed a large dispersed multi period settlement. The first site excavated and now closed revealed a large RB aisled [...]
Twice monthly meetings October to March. Field/hill-walking throughout the year. Summer programme of visits. Residential week. Occasional excavations.
Programme of lectures. Publishes newsletter and transactions.
Interests are local history, natural history, archaeology, genealogy.
Publishes the annual journal Northamptonshire Archaeology, and occasional newsletters. The society organises a network of volunteers who assist the country planning department particularly with monitoring development work. A book on the archaeology of the county was published in 2004. Individual membership is ?10, family membership ?12. Back issues of the journal can be bought for [...]
The society was formed in 1984 with the aims of studying the wind and water mills of Wales advising on the preservation and usage and encouraging working millars.
Programme of 6 lectures October to May. Continuing project of recording stone walls and ridge-and-furrow. Work continues towards publication of previously completed projects.
This long-established county archaeological society publishes its proceedings annually, including the bulletin ‘The Conduit’ with programmes of relevant societies in the county. Lectures and excursions as well as two conferences a year, in spring and autumn.