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Archaeology Data Service
The Archaeology Data Service (ADS) supports research, learning and teaching with high quality and dependable digital resources. It does this by preserving digital data in the long term, and by promoting and disseminating a broad range of data in archaeology. The ADS promotes good practice in the use of digital data in archaeology, it provides technical advice to the research community, and supports the deployment of digital technologies.
http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/

Archaeology Data Service: The Rural Settlement of Roman Britain
This resource brings together the excavated evidence for the rural settlement of Roman Britain with the over-arching aim to inform a comprehensive reassessment of the countryside of Roman Britain. It includes both traditionally published reports and 'grey literature' reports from developer-funded excavations since 1990.
http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/romangl

ARGE logo ArchaeologicalResource Guide for Europe
The ARGE database contains links to evaluated Internet resources (mainly web pages, but also other resources such as discussion lists) concerning European archaeology.
http://odur.let.rug.nl/arge
Archaeological Services & Consultancy Ltd
Archaeological Services & Consultancy Ltd (ASC) is an independent company established in 1995. Based in Milton Keynes, with a local office in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ASC regularly undertakes work in London, the Home Counties, the Midlands and East Anglia, and is able to tender competitively for archaeological projects in those areas and elsewhere in the UK.
http://www.archaeological-services.co.uk
Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors
The Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors (AAI&S) is an international body for those engaged in all aspects of professional archaeological illustration and survey.
http://www.aais.org.uk
British Archaeological Jobs and Resources British Archaeological Jobs and Resources
An independent voice for the workers in archaeology and heritage, providing advice and protection on an informal basis, empowering the workers with facts and data concerning all aspects from Health and Safety to Employee Rights.
http://www.bajr.org/
Battlefields Trust logo The UK Battlefields Resource Centre
Created by The Battlefields Trust, this website is being developed to provide information on fields of conflict throughout the United Kingdom. It is essential reading for anyone visiting a battlefield, an invaluable education resource and contains important information for those investigating or conserving battlefields. Included are maps, images, air photos, walking and driving tours, resources for teachers and much more.
http://www.battlefieldstrust.com/resource-centre
Council for British Archaeology logo Council For British Archaeology
The CBA is an educational charity working throughout the UK to involve people in archaeology and to promote the appreciation and care of the historic environment for the benefit of present and future generations.
http://new.archaeologyuk.org
CBA south midlands logo  Council For British Archaeology - South Midlands
The South Midlands group of the Council for British Archaeology is an autonomous local group under the umbrella of the national CBA. It covers Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire, and is an educational charity working to involve people in archaeology and to promote the appreciation and care of the historic environment for the benefit of the present and future generations.
http://www.archaeologyuk.org/cbasm
Coventry and District Archaeological Society logo
Coventry and District Archaeological Society
CADAS has always provided a "training ground" for budding archaeologists (whatever their age!). It continues to promote the archaeology of the Coventry district, attending local festivals and Heritage weekends in order to nurture interest in the historical environment.
http://www.covarch.co.uk
Friends of Thornborough  logo Friends of Thornborough
Thornborough is widely regarded as the "Stonehenge of the North" and the group was formed in order to conserve this important landscape, and its surrounding villages for future generations.
http://www.friendsofthornborough.org.uk/
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Grampus Heritage and Training Ltd
This is a non-profit making organisation based in the North West of England. Since 1997 they have been involved in the management and promotion of European projects concerned with culture, heritage, archaeology and the environment. They promote the EU Leonardo da Vinci Training Programme and provide funded training opportunities through this programme to UK students, recent graduates and young workers.
http://www.grampusheritage.fsnet.co.uk
JTrails
This organisation works to promote Anglo-Jewish history and heritage and offers guided tours in Northampton and Brackley.
http://www.jtrails.org.uk
Portable Antiquities Scheme logo Portable Antiquities Scheme
The Portable Antiquities Scheme is a voluntary recording scheme for archaeological objects found by members of the public.
http://www.finds.org.uk
Stone Age Reference Collection logo Stone Age Reference Collection
A site provided by the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oslo. SARC is a reference program containing information about the typology, technology, raw materials and study methods of the Stone Age.
http://www.rogergrace.macmate.me/SARC.html
UK Archaeology Opportunities logo U.K. Archaeology Opportunities
Information on volunteer digs; training digs; work experience (for GCSE students); postal archaeology courses; and guided archaeological tours.
http://www.ukarchaeology.org.uk

 

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Northampton Museums
Central Museum, Northampton
http://www.northampton.gov.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=135
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CLASP
(Community Landscape & Archaeology Survey Project)
An umbrella organisation for initiating and facilitating community-led archaeology projects in Northamptonshire.
http://www.claspweb.org.uk
Main Road, Duston, in 1885, with children in their best Sunday clothes
Duston Directory: Local History pages
The meaning of Dustone, given in the Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names is 'farmstead on a mound', or 'farmstead with dusty soil'. This website covers the history of the area.
http://www.duston.org.uk/history.htm
Easton Maudit Roman Villa
Easton Maudit Roman Villa
A Flash-enhance site devoted to the important villa excavation initially dug by the Bozeat Historic Society. (A non-Flash version is also available.)
http://www.eastonvi.freeserve.co.uk/index.htm
Northampton Castle c. 1610 Friends of Northampton Castle
The Friends of Northampton Castle is a small working group dedicated to making sure that the importance of medieval heritage is recognised and celebrated.
http://www.northamptoncastle.com
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Northamptonshire Archaeology
Northamptonshire Archaeology is a contracting service of Northamptonshire County Council, providing a full range of archaeological services on a commercial basis to the public, private and voluntary sectors.
http://www.northantsarchaeology.co.uk
Northants History and Heritage
Heritage Trail leaflets are available for Northampton, Daventry and Spratton. http://www.northamptonshireletyourselfgrow.com/live/history-heritage
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Northamptonshire Industrial Archaeology Group
NIAG was founded more than 35 years ago to study, discover and promote Northamptonshire’s industrial archaeology. It aims to provide a forum for the exchange of information and views on industrial archaeology, to liaise with other bodies at county, regional and national level and to contribute to the management of industrial heritage in the county.
http://www.niag.org.uk
Northamptonshire Natural History Society Northamptonshire Natural History Society
The Northamptonshire Natural History Society was The Society - founded in 1876 - continues to promote interest and research into natural history and allied sciences, especially relating to Northamptonshire, and consists of a number of Sections dealing with archaeology and history, astronomy, geology, natural sciences and photography.
http://www.nnhs.info/
Miss Joan Wake, founder of Northamptonshire Record Society
Northamptonshire Record Society
The Society exists to publish the records of the ancient county of Northamptonshire including the former Soke of Peterborough and to promote the study of the county's history.
http://www.northamptonshirerecordsociety.org.uk/index.htm
Northamptonshire Tourist Guide logo
Northamptonshire Tourist Guide
The Northamptonshire Tourist Guide is an online guide for booking your holidays and short breaks in Northamptonshire.
http://www.northamptonshiretouristguide.com/
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North Bucks Archaeological Society
The North Bucks Archaeological Society was formed in 1991 and meet regularly for lectures and practical work. They have visited many of the major archaeological sites in Southern England, and sites further afield. They have been involved with excavations in Potterspury, Wootton, Moulsoe and Fenny Lock, carried out a resistivity survey and excavations at Tickford Priory, and done a great deal of field walking in the Stoke Goldington and Gayhurst areas.
http://www.nbas.org.uk
Prebendal Manor House, Nassington
Prebendal Manor House at Nassington, Northants
This website explores the history of the manor, all about prebends, the recreated medieval gardens and the archeological research report. It also includes information about special events and when the Manor is open to the public.
http://www.prebendal-manor.demon.co.uk
Sulgrave Manor
Sulgrave Manor
Sulgrave Manor, near the village of Sulgrave, is famous for having been the original ancestral home of the Washington family and was occupied by the family from 12th century to 1539.
http://www.sulgravemanor.org.uk
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The Upper Nene Archaeological Society
The Upper Nene Archaeological Society was formed in 1962 and aims to promote study and interest in archaeology, the discovery and investigation of sites and the preservation of things of archaeological interest of all periods.

(To contact UNAS please use either piddington.museum @ tiscali.co.uk or education @ unas.org.uk ).
http://www.unas.org.uk
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Whitehall Farm Roman Villa and Landscape Project, Nether Heyford
This website is about a community archaeology project based at Nether Heyford in Northamptonshire, UK. A team of professional archaeologists, students and volunteers has been working since 2000 to uncover the rich history of a beautiful corner of the English countryside. At the heart of the project is a sophisticated Roman villa and bath house complex which was the centre of an agricultural estate extending over about 10 acres. The Project is largely locally funded and a great emphasis is placed on community involvement in both the process of uncovering the evidence and in disseminating the knowledge it generates.
http://www.whitehallvilla.co.uk
Whittlewood project
The Whittlewood Project
A two year research project to explain the origin and survival of contrasting patterns of nucleated villages and of dispersed settlements in the Whittlewood Forest area of south Northamptonshire and north Buckinghamshire.
http://www.le.ac.uk/elh/whittlewood/index.htm