Local Societies

Yeovil Archaeological & Local History Society

The Yeovil Archaeological and Local History Society was founded in 1954 and publishes a bi-annual newsletter and an annual journal (called Chronicle). There is a programme of winter lectures and summer field visits. We also have close contacts with local university run field projects (particularly at South Cadbury) and run small projects ourselves. In 2004 […]

North Devon Archaeological Society

Programme of lectures and visits. Publishes a newsletter twice a year. Just finished a Survey of Fish Weirs in Taw/Torridge estuary. Summer 2005 completed 4th season of excavation of Bronze Age hillslope enclosure with roundhouse near Parracombe, North Devon. Working on survey of Parracombe village/associated farmsteads/boundaries. Various small projects. Training days held so far include […]

North Downs Plateau Archaeological Research Group

Local group of the Surrey Archaeological Society. Covers much of the North Downs in Surrey. Long-term research excavation on Sunday mornings May to October on multi-period – mainly prehistoric – site in Banstead, Surrey. Winter fieldwork includes landscape surveys, fieldwalking usually concentrating on Lower Palaeolithic sites. Publishes occasional bulletin. Group interested in all aspects of […]

Royal Institution of Cornwall

The Royal Institution of Cornwall runs this independent museum with a successful schools service and reference library. The museum has a permanent display on the history of Cornwall from the Prehistoric to the present day as well as the natural history of Cornwall, a world famous collection of minerals and a pre-eminent collections of ceramics […]

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