Local Societies

Chess Valley Archaeological and Historical Society

Active field, records and publications groups. Field work includes topographic and geophysical surveying, field walking, and group training days. Currently excavations at Chesham Bois and geophysical surveys of Roman villas in Chess Valley. Landscape GIS based research study, Prehistoric to Post-medieval of Chess and Misbourne Valleys.

CBA East Midlands

Two all-day Saturday meetings a year and an outdoor visit in the summer, with other excursions on an occasional basis. Website:    www.britarch.ac.uk/cbaem

Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group

Organises excursions and publishes a newsletter twice a year. Survey and fieldwork training for members. Engaged in field survey and documentary research, but no excavation at present.

Penk Valley Archaeological Group

This small group was established after the discovery of a Romano-British villa site in 1984. Excavations have since been ongoing, Sunday’s only, most of the villa building is inside the confines of the village church, but an apsidal wing and two sides of a ditched enclosure are available. Iron age features, postholes and gullies are […]

Falkirk Local History Society

Publishes biennial journal, called Calatria, which includes archaeological, architectural & historical themes. Excavation & fieldwalking exercises held each year. In 2003 the Society assisted Falkirk Museum at the excavation of the gateway to the annexe to the Roman Fort at Mumrills on the Antonine Wall. Each year a graveyard in the Falkirk district is surveyed […]

Telford Historical & Archaeological Society

The Telford Historical and Archaeological Society (THAS) are a regisered charity (No. 512397). Founded in 1981 to exploit and promote the extensive historical and archaeological material which exists in the vicinity of Telford.This aim is achieved by offering six meeting a year with guest lecturers. These are arranged on the first Thursday of each month […]

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