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oxfordshire architectural and historical society

Oxfordshire Architectural & Historical Society

The society, which has been in operation for almost 200 years, is still active in investigating Oxfordshire’s past. They hold fortnightly speaker meetings in winter and excursions in Summer, to which non-members are welcome. All but the five latest issues of  Oxoniensia, the Oxfordshire county journal, are  now available for free online. Contact Details Website: […]

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Maidenhead Archaeological & Historical Society

This friendly, local society encourages exploration and learning about the Maidenhead area. They are currently working  with the Maidenhead Heritage Trust to establish a permanent heritage centre or town museum and produce an annual survey of a town feature, such as local churches and pubs. The society runs trips and a monthly series of lectures […]

Pontefract and District Archaeological Society

Founded over fifty years ago, PontArch aims to ‘foster and promote the study of archaeology and its contribution to history, especially in and around Pontefract.’  Lucky enough to have several prominent archaeologists at the fore, the society runs frequent excavations, fieldwalking, Geophysical surveys and holds a winter lecture programme. They also have a Young Archaeologist’s […]

Traditional Architecture Group

Traditional Architecture Group

TAG is an affiliate of the national Vernacular Architecture group and has links with the North East Vernacular Architecture Group. They record urban and rural buildings, especially those at risk, and research their history, focussing on the ‘vernacular’ buildings of Northumberland, Durham, and Tyne & Wear. Reports on buildings the group has studied are published […]

Perth-and-Kinross-Heritage-Trust

Perth & Kinross Heritage Trust

Founded in 1988, the trust sets out to conserve local heritage through  the development of projects and administration of  grants, providing information and advice and running a programme of publications and outreach events. They aim to provide a resource for education for local communities and tourists alike, through preservation of the  physical heritage of the […]

North East Vernacular Architecture Group

Founded in 1991, NEVAG operates within Country Durham, Northumberland and areas to the south of the Tees. The society encourages involvement with and understanding of the craftsmanship behind the  North East’s lesser traditional buildings, such as cottages and farms, linked with  the daily lives of the ordinary people who lived in them.  They aim to […]

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Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology

The Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology (registered charity number SCO18418) was formed to promote the research, recording and preservation of Scotland’s underwater heritage. With the help of volunteers and grants, they were in charge of the crannog reconstruction which forms the focal point of the Scottish Crannog Centre at Loch Tay, Perthshire. The Trust carries […]

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Grantham Archaeology Group

A small but dedicated group of amateur archaeologists directed by David Hibbitt, who undertake archaeological research in and around the Grantham area. They run projects throughout the year on various sites in the area and further afield. Activities include fieldwalking, surveying and occasional excavation. Geophysical surveys are also undertaken for themselves and for other groups. […]

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Scottish Society for Conservation and Restoration

From 2005, the society merged into The Institute of Conservation (Icon), along with  The Care of Collections Forum, The Institute of Paper Conservation, The Photographic Materials Conservation Group and The United Kingdom Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.  Icon raises awareness of the cultural, social and economic value of caring for heritage and […]

Irish Georgian Society

Based in Dublin, the society aims to encourage an interest in and  promote the preservation of Ireland’s architectural heritage and  decorative arts. Since the society’s foundation in 1958, it has saved many fine houses from destruction and amassed a membership base across the UK and USA. The group was originally formed  in response to demolition […]

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