Author: CA

Trostrey Excavation Group

The 2005 season concluded the examination of the Neolithic and Bronze Age ritual burial complex at Trostrey Castle near Usk. Found below this were rectangular Neolithic houses. This project is now being written up and it is hoped that work will start on a new site in 2006.

Welsh Historic Gardens Trust

Programme of lectures and meetings. Publishes a newsletter and a journal ‘Gerddi’. Carries out the recording of parks and gardens throughout Wales. Also carries out documentary research.

Welsh Mills Society

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.

Welsh Mines Preservation Trust

For the protection, restoration and research of old mine sites, especially buildings and structures, in Wales and the Borders.

Arbeia Society

A Society interested in the archaeology of the north-east, principally Arbeia Roman Fort. It includes the South Shields Archaeological and Historical Society. Helps organise digs at Arbeia and possibly other sites in the North-East.

Durham & Northumberland, Architectural & Archaeological Society

The Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland welcomes all those interested in the history, architecture and archaeology of the region. It organises a programme of lectures, guided excursions and fieldwork days. Publications include the Durham Archaeological Journal and a series of research reports. Contact details Web: www.aasdn.org.uk

Ampthill & District Archaeological & Local History Society

Comprehensive social programme, monthly talks through Winter months and site visits in Summer. Field Walking on Sunday mornings in winter. Recent work includes a major resistivity survey on the site of Ampthill Castle and other sites in the area using the TR/CIA resistivity meter. Past excavations are being written up.