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Further Organisations and Sources of Information

On this page we list some further websites, organisations and sources of information. Please note that these organisations and website links are listed for your interest only. SWAG cannot be held responsible for anything you may encounter when making contact with these sources.

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Local Resources

Worcestershire County Council
Local Archaeology Groups etc.
Museums and Heritage Sites
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National Resources

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Archaeology Organisations


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Further Resources
  • British History Online - Created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust, British History Online is a digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Includes Victoria County History: Worcestershire which, in Volumes 3 and 4, provides histories of every parish in Worcestershire.
  • British Listed Buildings - an online database of buildings and structures that are listed as being of special architectural and historic interest. As well as reading the official listing data for each building, you can also view the location on a map, and, where possible, see it in Google Streetview and Bing Birds Eye View.
  • English Heritage (see also National Monuments Record, below)
  • Geophysical Survey Database - provides an on-line index of the archaeological geophysical surveys undertaken by the Archaeometry Branch of the Ancient Monuments Laboratory since 1972.
  • Government

  • Heritage Gateway - Using this site, you can search across national and local records of England's historic sites and buildings including images of listed buildings.
  • Maps

    • Google Maps - online maps, satellite images and street-level photographs
    • Old Maps - a website providing free viewing of old maps.
    • Ordnance Survey - full map catalogue including historical, online ordering, custom maps centred on location of your choice.
    • - online map. Enter grid reference, post code or place name.
  • Metal detecting and the Law - at Historic Herefordshire online.
  • National Monuments Record - part of English Heritage.

  • Portable Antiquities Scheme - a voluntary recording scheme for archaeological objects found by members of the public.

  • The Tree Council - run the Green Monuments Campaign to protect trees. "In contrast to historic buildings, there are no legal safeguards specific to ancient trees or others of heritage significance."
  • Time Team - website of the Channel 4 TV programme.




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