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This page provides links to a number of useful web sites. These are primarily non-commercial and most deal with archaeological or historical topics of relevance to our area. For ease of use they have been grouped into broad categories which can be accessed from the menu in the page's left hand column. Please report any broken or incorrect links to Chris Martin at CPAT.


National organisations
Wales
Cadw
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
The Welsh Archaeological Trusts
Council for British Archaeology Wales/Cymru
England
English Heritage
Scotland
Historic Scotland
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Histrorical Monuments of Scotland
Council for Scottish Archaeology
Northern Ireland
Environment and Heritage Service (Northern Ireland)
Isle of Man
Manx Heritage
UK wide
Archaeology Data Service
Association of Local Government Archaeological Officers (ALGAO)
Council for British Archaeology (main site)
Institute for Archaeologists
Portable Antiquities Scheme
Rescue: The British Archaeological Trust
Young Archaeologists Club

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Historic Environment Services
Wales
Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust
Dyfed Archaeological Trust
Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust
Wrexham County Borough Heritage Service
England
Cheshire West and Chester Historic Environment Service
Gloucestershire County Council Archaeology Service
Herefordshire Archaeology Services
Shropshire Council Historic Environment Services
Historic Environment for Local Management (HELM)

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Historic Environment Records
Wales
Archwilio - on-line access to the Historic Environment Records of Wales
Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust Historic Environment Record
(eastern Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Powys, Wrexham)
Dyfed Archaeological Trust Historic Environment Record - follow Heritage Management option
(Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire)
Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust Historic Environment Record
(Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire,
Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Swansea, Torfaen, Vale of Glamorgan)

Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Historic Environment Record
(western Conwy, Gwynedd, Isle of Anglesey)
Historic Wales - a gateway to historic environment records in Wales
England
Cheshire Historic Environment Record
Gloucestershire Sites and Monuments Record
Herefordshire Sites and Monuments Record
Shropshire Historic Environment Record
Heritage Gateway - to historic environment records for England
UK wide
Informing the Future of the Past - guidelines on HER structure and content

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Archives and Record Offices
Wales
Conwy Archives Service
Ceredigion Archives
Denbighshire Record Office
Flintshire Record Office
Glamorgan Record Office
Gwent Record Office
Gwynedd Archives
Pembrokeshire County Archives
Powys County Archives Office
West Glamorgan Archives Service
A N Palmer Local Studies & Archive Centre, Wrexham
National Library of Wales
Archives Network Wales
Archives and Records Council for Wales
England
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
Gloucestershire Archives
Herefordshire Archives
Shropshire Archives
Uk wide
The British Library
The National Archives

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Museums
Conwy
Conwy Mussel Museum
Llandudno Museum
New York Cottage, Penmaenmawr
Sir Henry Jones Museum, Llangernyw
Denbighshire
Bodelwyddan Castle
Rhyl Museum
Ruthin Gaol, Denbighshire
Flintshire
Buckley Museum
Greenfield Valley Heritage Park, Holywell
Mold Museum
Powys
Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery, Brecon
The Judge's Lodging, Presteigne
Llanidloes Museum
Newtown Textlie Museum
Powysland Museum, Welshpool
Radnorshire Museum, Llandrindod Wells
Robert Owen Memorial Museum, Newtown
The Old Bell Museum, Montgomery
Wrexham
Bersham Heritage Centre
Wrexham County Borough Museum
some other museums
Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Grosvenor Museum, Chester
Hereford Museum & Art Gallery, Herefordshire
National Museums, Liverpool
Cyfartha Castle, Merthyr Tydfil
Abergavenny Museum, Monmouthshire
Neath Port Talbot Museums Service
Cynon Valley Museum, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff
Ludlow Museum, Shropshire
Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, Shropshire
National Museum Wales
British Museum
24 Hour Museum

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Groups and societies
County historical societies
Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society
Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society
Denbighshire Historical Society
The Historic Society of Lanacashire and Cheshire
Merioneth Historical & Record Society
Powysland Club - for Montgomeryshire
Radnorshire Society
Shropshire Archaeological and Historical society
The Woolhope Club - for Herefordshire
Local archaeological & historical societies
Abergele Field Club and Historical Society
Bagillt History Club
Bagillt Heritage Society
The Buckley Society
The Builth Wells & District Heritage Society
Chester Archaeological Society
Chirk History Society
Dyserth and District Field Club
Holt History Society
Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group
St Asaph Archaeology Society
Talgarth annd District Historical Society
Chepstow Archaeological Society
The Kenfig Society
Specialist groups
AditNow - mine exploration
Airfield Research Group
Association for Industrial Archaeology
Ancient Monuments Society
Ancient Yew Group
The Battlefields Trust
British Sundials Society
Civic Trust for Wales
Capel, The Chapels Heritage Society in Wales
The Chapels Society
Churches Conservation Trust
Defence of Britain project
Follies Fellowship
Friends of Friendless Churches
Garden History Society
Georgian Group
Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust
Historic Churches Preservation Trust
Historic Houses Association
Historical Metalurgy Society
Letter Box Study Group
Mausolea and Monuments Trust
Montgomeryshire Society
National Piers Society
North Wales Hospital Historical Society
Offa's Dyke Association
Oral History Society
Rhydymwyn Valley History Society
Society for Church Archaeology
Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Shropshire Historic Churches Trust
Victoria County History
Victorian Society
War Memorials Trust
Welsh Historic Gardens Trust
Welsh Historic Mines Preservation Trust
Welsh Mills Society
Y Dolydd, Llanfyllin Union Workhouse
Amenity societies
Brecon Beacons National Park Society
Cambrian Mountains Society
Cistercian Way long-distance footpath
Elan Valley Trust
Family history
Clwyd Family History
Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society
Powys Family History Society
Association of Family History Societies of Wales
GENUKI

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On-line resources
Wales
Archwilio - on-line access to the Historic Environment Records of Wales
Coflein - on line access to the National Monuments Record for Wales
People's Collection Wales
Castles of Wales
Gathering the Jewels
Imaging the Bible in Wales Database
Megalithic Wales
Powys Heritage online
Stained Glass in Wales
Wales Past
Welsh Mines & Quarries
Scotland
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland - on line databases
PASTMAP - online map querying of National and Regional databases
Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network - SCRAN
England
Images of England - online image resource for England
Pastscape - online access to the National Monuments Record for England
View finder - online image resource for England
Uk & wider
Benchmark Database - the UKs OS benchmarks
Britain from Above, 1919-1953 - photographs from the Aerofilms Collection
The British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography
British Castles
British History Online
Castles of Britain
Church Plans On-line
Cultural Heritage Search Engine
Current Archaeology
Discovering Historic Shropshire
Funiclular Railways of the UK
Geograph British Isles - a project to photograph every OS grid square
Great Britain Historical Database Online
HEIRNET - the Historic Envirnoment Rescources Information Network
HEIRPORT - the Historic Envirnoment Rescources Information Portal
Internet Archaeology
Looking at Buildings
Oswestry History website - online gateway to heritage information in the borders
Parks and Gardens UK
Pevsner Architectural Guides
Public Monument and Sculpture Association, National Recording Project
Stonepages
UK Database of Historic Parks and Gardens
UK National Inventory of War Memorials
Workhouses - history and information

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Local Authorities
Brecon Beacons National Park
Conwy County Borough Council
Denbighshire County Council
Flintshire County Council
Powys County Council
Wrexham County Borough Council
Welsh Local Government Association
Welsh Government
National Assembly for Wales

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Communities
Presteigne & Norton Website
Welshpool Town Council
Welshpool Partnership

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. . . . and many more
Church in Wales
Heritage Lottery Fund
National Statistics On-line
Office of Public Sector Information
Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations
Association of National Park Authorities
National Trust
National Trust, Wales
National Trust for Scotland
Forestry Commission, Wales
Countryside Council for Wales
Brecknock Wildlife Trust
Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust
North Wales Wildlife Trust
Radnorshire Wildlife Trust
The Wildlife Trusts
Natur - The Welsh Institute of Countryside and Conservation Management
Mid-Wales Tourism
Visit Wales
Mid-Wales Index
North Wales Index
Data Wales
Network Wales
Wales on the Web

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