Category: Government Bodies

Environment and Heritage Service

Curators for Northern Ireland to record, protect and promote the built heritage. Maintains a computerised Sites and Monuments Record. Provides statutory regulation and enforcement, advice on planning, and grant aid. Carries out surveys, excavations and recording of monuments and buildings.

English Heritage

The statutory adviser to government departments and local authorities on archaeological issues. Responsible for research frameworks and standards in English archaeology.

English Heritage, South West Region

Free information sheets available. Titles: Getting Started in Archaeology; Archaeology in Higher Education; A Job in Archaeology; Training in Archaeological Science.

National Trust (Northern Ireland)

Archaeological survey projects at Patterson’s Spade Mill Co Antrim (April 2005) and Blockhouse Island, Co Down (August 2005) latter survey and excavation of late 16th/early 17th century Artillery Font

Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales

Maintains the database of archaeological sites, historic buildings, and maritime sites in Wales. The National Monuments Record of Wales is open daily for public reference. Supplies authoritative information for government, corporate bodies and the general public.

National Trust for Scotland

Five full-time permanent archaeologists act as curators for properties of the National Trust for Scotland, providing cultural resource management. Runs training excavations and surveys, and provides training for some long-term volunteers.

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