Category: Research Body

Centre for Scottish Urban History

Engaged in assessment of the archaeological and historical importance of historic towns in Scotland. Carrying out the Scottish Burgh Survey Project for Historic Scotland. Volunteers accepted for historical research.

First Light: Urswick Origins Discovery Programme

In 2002 a major early Christian monastic site was identified at Great Urswick, Cumbria. In 2003 evidence for the Roman origins of this site was located. A small amount of excavation work will take place in 2006.

Archaeology Safaris

Archaeology field trips & field schools for anyone with an interest in Archaeology. We provide first class information & are specialists in Pre-history, Megalithic monuments & Rock-Art. Enjoy the experience of exploring the settlement areas, burial monuments and the ritual landscapes of our ancient ancestors. Get actively involved in new research and field surveys.

Alderley Edge Landscape Project

This major multidisciplinary research project is now being written up. A further heritage and educational project lead to the website and is now completed. Volunteers occasionally accepted.

Extracting Warwickshire's Past

The project will last a year and will concentrate on the aggregate producing areas of Warwickshire and the archaeology found there. The project is aimed at community groups, from school children to local history societies and it is hoped that it will create strong links between the Historic Environment Record and the local community.

Active Archaeology

Active Archaeology currently specialises in archaeological training and supporting volunteer groups.

St Olave Research Group

The present group has grown out of two previous projects which are based in Creeting St Mary, Suffolk. The first project located two churches, All Saints & St Olave, which had ‘disappeared’ from the landscape. We excavated St Olave and CA published an article in Dec 2003 issue number 189. The second project concentrated on […]

Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre

Excavation and display of Bronze Age waterlogged site with museum, visitor centre and preservation hall. Volunteers accepted for most day-to-day work, maintenance, guided tours and running school programmes. Summer training excavations take place most years. Please phone for details.

South West Maritime Archaeological Group

Underwater archaeological group and licensees for protected wreck sites in South Devon Protected Wreck Site : Salcombe Cannon Site; Protected Wreck Site : B Site – Bronze Age Wreck Site; Protected Wreck Site : Tin Ingot Site – Erme Estuary – Bronze Age; Protected Wreck Site : Erme Estuary 16C

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