Local Societies

Northamptonshire Archaeological Society

Publishes the annual journal Northamptonshire Archaeology, and occasional newsletters. The society organises a network of volunteers who assist the country planning department particularly with monitoring development work. A book on the archaeology of the county was published in 2004. Individual membership is ?10, family membership ?12. Back issues of the journal can be bought for […]

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.

Stoke on Trent Museum Archaeological Society

Fortnightly lecture series during the winter. Summer programme of walks, visits and field work including resistivity surveys, fieldwalking and topographical surveys. Society has an extensive library. Excavation Sundays and some other days July to October 2006

Somerset Vernacular Building Research Group

Record and study the traditional buildings of Somerset. Stage 1, 2 & 3 of the Somerset Dendrochronology project – dating the medieval houses in the county has now been completed.

Friends of the Newport Ship

The Friends of the Newport Ship (S.O.S.) is a Registered Charity formed in 2002 to promote knowledge and information about the Newport Mediaeval Ship and to foster an appreciation of the maritime and industrial heritage of South Wales. The Association aims to provide a forum for debate, monitor progress on conservation of the vessel and […]

Midland Archaeological Research Society

MARS undertakes commercial and research surveys with metal detectors using the MARS system of fifty metre squares with finds recorded to the nearest metre. We are currently evaluating a GPS system which claims to be accurate to at least three metres. Our research is mostly on Roman and medieval sites, under the plough, with the […]

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