Aim: advancement of the study of archaeology by members of the public, through activities including lectures and field trips covering all periods and subjects, journal ‘Northern Archaeology’ and excavation in Northumberland.
Excavations in and around the Roman bath house at Tripontium continue on most Saturday afternoons throughout the year. Visits and talks can be arranged, but numbers are restricted. The Fourth and Final Report on Tripontium is now available from the Society, please see details on our web site. The Society was winner of the 2004 […]
Excavation in 2003 and 2004 at a site adjacent to Beeleigh Abbey near Maldon, Essex has revealed the well preserved foundations of a medieval hall building. All the evidence from a large number of artefacts points to a late 15th/early 16th century date and a building associated with the abbey. Six hearths have been uncovered […]
Programme of outings. Visits to current sites. Contribute towards publication costs of CAT’s annual magazine, ‘The Colchester Archaeologist’.
Post-excavation work and documentary research. Survey and excavation at High Legh.
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.
Dress as Romans in the different uniforms and costumes of the period 100 BC to 5th century AD. The Society also does Home Guard WW2 displays.
A voluntary organisation, whose main interest is the Roman period, though members follow their particular interests. We have members involved in landscape archaeology and excavations. We also hold the extensive Roman collection of artefacts found by our divers on the site of the Roman bridge at Piercebridge.
This group will be winding up on its 20th anniversary, 9th April 2001.
Lecture programme, fieldwork and research. Members receive a newsletter .