Author: CA

Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire

Regular programme of lecture meetings and excursions mainly to sites in Nottinghamshire. Produces various publications including Transactions of the Society, volumes in the Records Series and a regular newsletter. The county’s principal historical and archaeological society, promoting research, publication and knowledge of Nottinghamshire’s history.

Penk Valley Archaeological Group

This small group was established after the discovery of a Romano-British villa site in 1984. Excavations have since been ongoing, Sunday’s only, most of the villa building is inside the confines of the village church, but an apsidal wing and two sides of a ditched enclosure are available. Iron age features, postholes and gullies are […]

North Downs Plateau Archaeological Research Group

Local group of the Surrey Archaeological Society. Covers much of the North Downs in Surrey. Long-term research excavation on Sunday mornings May to October on multi-period – mainly prehistoric – site in Banstead, Surrey. Winter fieldwork includes landscape surveys, fieldwalking usually concentrating on Lower Palaeolithic sites. Publishes occasional bulletin. Group interested in all aspects of […]

Verwood and District Potteries Trust

Potteries existed on Verwood Heath and the surrounding area from 1260 to 1952, and Penny Copland Griffiths has been researching them since 1972 and has identified some 42 kiln sites. In 2000 the Trust received a ?60,000 Lottery Award for a travelling exhibition which was launched at Dorchester on 31st May 2002. The Trust conducts […]

CBA East Midlands

Two all-day Saturday meetings a year and an outdoor visit in the summer, with other excursions on an occasional basis. Website:    www.britarch.ac.uk/cbaem