Welcome

Since its foundation in 1849 the Society has promoted the preservation, study and enjoyment of archaeology, history and architecture in the historic county of Cheshire and neighbouring areas, and the understanding of these subjects generally. Membership is open to everybody who shares our interests and we welcome enquiries from individual and other societies.

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 About Us page

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News

A video of the lecture “New insights into old hoards: ​Do the Bronze Age and Iron Age hoards of Wales and the Marches suggest a selective and reflective continuum of depositional practice?”

A video of the recent CAS lecture “New insights into old hoards: ​Do the Bronze Age and Iron Age hoards of Wales and the Marches suggest a selective and reflective continuum of depositional practice?” Presented by: Andrew Reynolds has been posted on Lectures Page

Zoom Lecture “The Archaeology of the Wirral” 2nd November

Dr Rob Philpott of the University of Liverpool will present via Zoom “The Archaeology of the Wirral” on Wednesday 2 November at 7:30pm
Non-members can purchase tickets at a cost of £5
Click here for more information and how to buy tickets

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Cheshire West and Chester Council have recently finalised a revised Chester One City Plan Vision  2022–2045 document and have drafted  45 actions to support it. Click here to read CAS’s comments on  and suggested  changes to the actions that seem immediately relevant to heritage and the built environment.

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Chester Antiquary 2022 Issue 3 (October)

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Clich here to download the Society’s comments concerning the formation of a heritage strategy for Cheshire West and Chester Borough

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Click here to download the Society’s additional comments on the proposed Frodsham Street Hotel

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Click here to download the Society’s comments concerning reserved matters at Charterhall Drive

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Chester Antiquary 2022 Issue 2 (June)

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Click here to download the Society’s comments on the proposed Frodsham Street Hotel

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Chester Antiquary 2022 Issue 1 (March)