useful links

Local Organisations
Central Museum & Art Gallery, Northampton
The town museum, which contains a display of archaeological finds from Northampton.
CLASP
CLASP is an association which brings local archaeology enthusiasts together to investigate their local past.
Northamptonshire Archaeological Society
The County Archaeological Society with membership open to all. Publishes the county archaeological journal, providing reports on excavations throughout Northamptonshire, a newsletter of topical items and arranges site visits, lectures and other events.
Northamptonshire County Council
The County Council web site which also provides a link to the Historic Environment Team who maintain the County SMR and the Archaeological Planning Officer who provides advice to developers and the local planning authorities.
Northamptonshire Industrial Archaeology Group
Local organisation for those with an interest in Industrial Archaeology, members welcome. Holds regular meetings and site visits.
Northamptonshire Natural History Society
With its own rooms in Northampton, the society includes an Archaeology section that holds regular meetings.
The Prebendal Manor House
Medieval Manor House at Nassington, with gardens and exhibitions open to the public.
Upper Nene Archaeological Society
Local archaeological society responsible for the long-running excavation at Piddington Roman Villa and shortly to open a museum to display the results. New members welcome.
Whitehall Farm Roman Villa
Based at Nether Heyford, Northamptonshire. A team of professional archaeologists, students and volunteers is working to uncover the history of a Roman villa and bath house complex.
 National Organisations
Archaeology Data Service
Northamptonshire Archaeology are now submitting PDF copies of client reports to the Archaeology Data Service (ADS), from where they can be viewed and downloaded. From the ADS homepage go to ArchSearch+Data; Library; Unpublished Fieldwork Reports
Council for British Archaeology
The principal UK-wide non-governmental organisation that promotes knowledge, appreciation and care of the historic environment.
Current Archaeology
The publishers of a monthly magazine providing popular coverage of British Archaeology.
English Heritage
National organisation charged with the protection of English historic environment.