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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Worcestershire County Council
Local Archaeology Groups etc.
Museums and Heritage Sites
- 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
provides histories of every parish in Worcestershire.
- 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.
- provides an on-line index of the archaeological
geophysical surveys undertaken by the Archaeometry Branch of the
Ancient Monuments Laboratory since 1972.
- Natural England is the government’s advisor
on the natural environment.
- The Public Record Office (PRO) and
the Historical Manuscripts Commission (HMC) have now joined
together as The National Archives.
- Discovery holds more than 32 million descriptions of
records held by The National Archives and more than 2,500
archives across the country. Over 9 million records are
available for download.
- Using this site, you can search across national
and local records of England's historic sites and buildings including
images of listed buildings.
- online maps, satellite images and street-level
- a website providing free viewing of old maps.
- 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.
- 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."
- website of the Channel 4 TV programme.
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