Category: Government Bodies

CADW: Welsh Historic Monuments

CADW (which is the Welsh for ‘To keep’) is the historic environment division of the Welsh Assembly Government. It is responsible for protecting, conserving and promoting ancient monuments and historic buildings in Wales.

National Monuments Record

The National Monuments record is the public archive of English Heritage. The collection contains over 8 million photos covering all parts of England and includes images of historic buildings and archaeological sites from the ground and from the air. Thousands of plans, drawings and reports are also held. Online resources and a range of search […]

Historic Scotland

An executive Agency within the Scottish Office responsible for administering legislation, looking after monuments in State care, rescue archaeology and AM & HB grants

Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historic Monuments of Scotland

Records and interprets the archaeological sites, monuments and buildings of Scotland’s past and promotes a greater appreciation of their value through the National Monuments Record of Scotland (NMRS), the national archive of the Scottish built environment. The website includes access to the searchable database of the NMRS, giving information on Scottish sites and an index […]

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.

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