Welcome

We exist to promote understanding and appreciation of archaeology, history and architecture in the historic county of Cheshire plus neighbouring areas and of these subjects generally. Our activities include monthly lectures from the Autumn to the Spring, Summer excursions on demand, undertaking or encouraging relevant research, campaigning on local heritage issues, publication of an annual journal and a twice-yearly newsletter, and maintenance of our own specialist library.

For more information about the Chester Archaeological Society please read our History and Activities page.

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News

CIfA launches important new guidance

The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) has published important new guidance entitled “A Review of the Standard of Reporting on Archaeological Artefacts in England – 24 July 2017”
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Additions to the Links page!

New additions to the Links page include:
The Offa’s Dyke collaboratory: A Research Network for Offa’s Dyke, Wat’s Dyke and Early Medieval Western Britain
Atlas of hillforts of Britain and Ireland
Key to English place-names
The rural settlement of Roman Britain
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Excavations at Moel Arthur

The Clwydian Range Archaeological Group (CRAG) will start excavations at Moel Arthur on Saturday 22nd July 2017.
CRAG will be holding two Open Days at Loggerheads Country Park on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July to encourage people to visit the site, or join them as excavators.
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