Foremost archaeological science research organisation. Undertakes small sample radiocarbon dating, luminescence dating, ceramic petrology, early vitreous materials analysis, and stable isotope dietary studies.
Archaeologist and Presenter James Balme found the ancient settlement of Warburton including a previously unknown Roman Fortlet back in 1998. He has been searching the site continuously since then and has recovered numerous Bronze Age & Roman artefacts including a diminutive early Bronze Age axe in pristine condition dated to 1900BC as well as many [...]
Underwater archaeological research, maritime history, archaeology & ethnology, post-graduate teaching & research. Contract work resource management.
Butser is an experimental Iron Age farm, with constructs of Iron Age roundhouses. It provides an educational resource for primary up to secondary schools covering the invaders [Romans] and the invaded [Celts]. Specialist group visits by arrangement. Public weekends are the last weekend March to September. Conducts archaeological research with emphasis on experimentation and geophysics. [...]
A long term programme to study the Gask Roman land frontier north of Perth, originally built in the 80′s AD, 40 years before Hadrian’s Wall and 60 years before the Antonine Wall.
Aims to construct an experimental hypocausted building in Britain. A suite of baths has been constructed. Offers advice on Roman building technology. A planning application has been made for a reconstruction at Welyn. For work done see www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/roman/builds04.
An amateur group of active field archaeologists working mainly in the Peak District and undertaking a wide range of projects: excavations, surveys, fieldwalking. Organises archaeological trips and visits for members.
Engaged in assessment of the archaeological and historical importance of historic towns in Scotland. Carrying out the Scottish Burgh Survey Project for Historic Scotland. Volunteers accepted for historical research.
Central archive of information about war memorials in the United Kingdom. As well as documentary research, fieldwork is carried out to survey and record the memorial sites. The Inventory’s database, containing much of the information collected, is now available for public access in the Reading Room of the Imperial War Museum. Access is by appointment [...]
Interests in Contracts, Education, Training and Research; run in conjunction with SAP Archaeology (Contracts), West Midlands. Two training and research excavations at: Chirbury, Shropshire and Harlaston, Staffordshire. For further details write or email.
This new site was opened in 2001. Prehistoric Kerb Cairn to the South of Newbarns Loch, Colvend. The North West, another possible Kerb Cairn with continual occupation to medieval. This site is ongoing and students are taken from July to Beginning of September. This now replaces the Botel Bailey Excavation which closed in June 2001.
Oxford University MARE is a unit of Oxford University specialising in maritime archaeology excavation and research
Active Archaeology currently specialises in archaeological training and supporting volunteer groups.
Eight reconstructed early Anglo-Saxon buildings now occupy the site where excavations in the 1960s and 1970s revealed the remains of over 70 buildings. A purpose built Anglo-Saxon Centre displays finds from this and other local sites. Call for details of re-enactments and special events.
Archaeology field trips & field schools for anyone with an interest in Archaeology. We provide first class information & are specialists in Pre-history, Megalithic monuments & Rock-Art. Enjoy the experience of exploring the settlement areas, burial monuments and the ritual landscapes of our ancient ancestors. Get actively involved in new research and field surveys.
The Nent Valley Archaeological Research Project is an archaeological field school which has been set up to record the archaeological resource in the North Pennines, and beyond. The project aims to provide archaeology students, and prospective entrants into archaeology courses at university, the opportunity to gain valuable fieldwork experience by participating in the project; skills [...]
Martin Green is a farmer excavating on his own farm, and running his own private museum – very popular with local societies. His book A Landscape Revealed- 10,000 Years on a Chalkland Farm published June 2000 by Tempus
CECQR carries out research and consultancy in palaeoenvironments, climate change, environmental archaeology, geochronology and dating. It co-ordinates an EU 5th Framework project ‘ACCROTELM’ concerning climate change records across Europe. Techniques include pollen analysis, diatom analysis, luminescence dating, 14C dating preparations, tephrochronology, inter alia. It has had involvement in Palaeolithic archaeological projects: 1. Elveden Palaeolithic project [...]
In 2002 a major early Christian monastic site was identified at Great Urswick, Cumbria. In 2003 evidence for the Roman origins of this site was located. A small amount of excavation work will take place in 2006.
Excavation and display of Bronze Age waterlogged site with museum, visitor centre and preservation hall. Volunteers accepted for most day-to-day work, maintenance, guided tours and running school programmes. Summer training excavations take place most years. Please phone for details.