A team from Archaeology Warwickshire found a fascinating collection of almost 90 pieces of Anglo-Saxon metalwork in the field where the Staffordshire hoard was unearthed three years ago. Detailed metal ...
Many local groups are interested in exploring and researching their historic environment and only lack the experience and knowhow to drive a project forward. We can provide the training and expertise needed to secure funding and assure outcomes your community can enjoy.
The Historic Environment Record (HER) is a record of all the historic and archaeological sites and finds within the county. Accessed through a computer and map based system, the record incorporates a wide range of sources, including aerial photographs, published and unpublished material, and historic and modern maps.
Warwickshire is a county known for its leafy lanes, sleepy villages, and the bustle of its vibrant market towns. Warwickshire’s heritage stretches back for centuries as you would imagine – as you will find on a visit to Roman Alcester, the castles at Warwick and Kenilworth, Shakespeare’s Stratford, Northern Warwickshire’s links with George Eliot, or Rugby’s sporting history.
The Shop, the Pub, the Farm
The pub’s just round the corner, the Oak and Black Dog to the left of the shop. This was really the heart of the village. In the ...
The collection is founded upon a historic collection of plant specimens, taxidermy, insects and shells, inherited from the 19th century collecting activities of the Warwickshire Natural History and Archaeological Society.
This collection consists of domestic and working life objects featuring items used in the homes and workplaces of Warwickshire people from the 18th century to the present day.
Heritage and Culture Warwickshire’s geology collection comprises approximately 16 000 rock, mineral and fossil specimens of local, regional, national and international provenance. The main strengths of the collections lie in Warwickshire specimens, notably Triassic vertebrate fossils and Lower Jurassic fossils in general.
Warwickshire Local History Society was founded in 1965 to promote the study of local history in Warwickshire, and does this by lectures and publications. The society meets 10 times a year, to hear speakers or to visit sites of historical interest. It publishes Warwickshire History and a Bulletin, which are distributed free to members twice a year.
Archaeological Information and Advice (AIA) helps protect and manage Warwickshire’s Historic Environment by providing specialist archaeological advice in response to land use change and land management. AIA maintains the Historic Environment Record bringing together information about Warwickshire’s historic and archaeological sites and finds.
The WBRC is the most comprehensive data bank of species and habitat records in Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull. WBRC has collated biological and geological records since 1974. The WBRC collates and manages records to underpin professional, sound and timely ecological advice to assist the public, council and partners in the delivery of their biodiversity statutory duties.