Research Body

Achill Archaeological Field School

Archaeological Field School involved in a research excavation at the Post-Medieval Deserted Village at Slievemore on Achill Island, Co. Mayo. The Field School is a training school for students of archaeology, anthropology and related disciplines. Students from 18 years of age and upwards are welcome. Brochure available upon request. Week and weekend courses June-September annually.

Roman Building Trust

Aims to construct an experimental hypocausted building in Britain. A suite of baths has been constructed. Offers advice on Roman building technology. A planning application has been made for a reconstruction at Welyn. For work done see www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/roman/builds04.

Danebury Trust

The Danebury Environs Project II is investigating ‘Rural Roman settlement in the West Hampshire downland’ and started with the excavation of the Roman villa at Houghton Down in 1997. This has been followed by excavations on villas at Grateley, Fullerton, Thruxton and Abbotts Ann, all villa sites with Iron Age antecedents. This year we will […]

UK National Inventory of War Memorials

Central archive of information about war memorials in the United Kingdom. As well as documentary research, fieldwork is carried out to survey and record the memorial sites. The Inventory’s database, containing much of the information collected, is now available for public access in the Reading Room of the Imperial War Museum. Access is by appointment […]

Roman Gask Project

A long term programme to study the Gask Roman land frontier north of Perth, originally built in the 80’s AD, 40 years before Hadrian’s Wall and 60 years before the Antonine Wall.

Newbarns Project

This new site was opened in 2001. Prehistoric Kerb Cairn to the South of Newbarns Loch, Colvend. The North West, another possible Kerb Cairn with continual occupation to medieval. This site is ongoing and students are taken from July to Beginning of September. This now replaces the Botel Bailey Excavation which closed in June 2001.

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

Eight reconstructed early Anglo-Saxon buildings now occupy the site where excavations in the 1960s and 1970s revealed the remains of over 70 buildings. A purpose built Anglo-Saxon Centre displays finds from this and other local sites. Call for details of re-enactments and special events.

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