Category: Curators

Isle of Wight County Archaeology & Historic Environment Service

The County Archaeology Service manage the Sites and Monuments Record and provides advice on the impact of development proposals on land-based, coastal and maritime sites. We implement the Portable Antiquities Scheme and undertake large research projects including Community Archaeology at Yaverland and the Wootton-Quarr intertidal research project.

Shropshire CC Sustainability Group

Curator for Shropshire. Maintains a computerised Sites and Monuments Record as part of a broader environmental database. Provides advice on planning issues and general land management. SMR database recently moved onto Exegesis system and SMR mapping in process of being digitised on Arc view GIS.

Somerset Historic Environment Service

Curator for Somerset. Maintains computerised Historic Environment Record which is available online. Provides planning advice and runs the Peat Moors Centre with its Iron Age reconstructions. Runs annual training excavations for local residents.

Scottish Borders Council

Curator for the Scottish Borders. Maintains computerised Sites and Monuments Record. Provides advice on planning and forestry. Develops public access and interpretation, including publications in the Borders Heritage Series.

Aberdeenshire, Angus & Moray Archaeological Service

Archaeological curators maintaining three sites and monuments records, providing archaeological interpretation, information, planning advice, and consultations on forestry & agri-environment schemes. Aberdeenshire, Moray & Angus SMR’s now on-line on web site. Projects include ongoing Aerial Photography Survey, a survey of Historic Kirkyards, War Memorial Project. Aerial Photography library (contact Archaeologist: Moira Greig tel: 01224 664726).

Chester Archaeology

The lead organisation for archaeology in Chester District. Services include advice to the Planning Authority, interpreting the Sites and Monuments Record, fieldwork, research, publication and finds analysis. We run an active programme of talks, open days and educational activities. Volunteers and work-experience students are welcome, mostly for finds processing, but the numbers we can accept […]

Devon County Council, Historic Environment Service

Curator for Devon. Maintains computerised Historic Environment Record. Provides planning, agri-environment, conservation and management advice. Undertakes aerial reconnaissance. The Historic Landscape Characterisation exercise has been completed for the county. DCC works closely with Devon Archaeological Society and provides regular input to the Society’s training programme.

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