Sources For Your Research

If you are just starting our in your research project, you may find this link a useful starting point. Listed are details of relevant regional resources which are either free to access or contactable for more information. All archaeological work, including the production of planning documents for contracting units, grant applications and academic research utilise these resources as a part of their framework for investigation.

Clicking on a search area in the below map will take you to the local planning authority webpage. Through these links, you can search for information on the local authority for archaeology, conservation officers, search local planning documents, or locate other planning authorities that may contain information in your research area. If you have trouble using the map, or have feedback on the relevancy or interactivity of the resource, contact emherf@yorkat.co.uk.

High Peak Derbyshire Dales Chesterfield North East Derbyshire Bolsover Amber Valley Erewash Derby South Derbyshire Bassetlaw Mansfield Ashfield Broxtowe Nottingham Rushcliffe Newark and Sherwood North West Leicestershire Charnwood Hinkley and Bosworth Blaby Leicester Oadby and Wigston Gedling Harborough Rutland Corby Kettering Daventry Northampton South Northants Wellingborough East Northants Melton Mowbray South Kesteven North Kesteven South Holland Boston East Lindsey North East Lincolnshire North Lincolnshire West Lindsey

High Peak

Derbyshire Dales

Chesterfield

North East Derbyshire

Bolsover

Amber Valley

Erewash

Derby

South Derbyshire

Bassetlaw

Mansfield

Ashfield

Broxtowe

Nottingham

Rushcliffe

Newark and Sherwood

North West Leicestershire

Charnwood

Hinkley and Bosworth

Blaby

Leicester

Oadby and Wigston

Gedling

Harborough

Rutland

Corby

Kettering

Daventry

Northampton

South Northants

Wellingborough

East Northants

Melton Mowbray

South Kesteven

North Kesteven

South Holland

Boston

East Lindsey

North East Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire

West Lindsey

Useful sources for information:

National Mapping Project (NMP) https://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/NMP/siteList.cfm

Ancient Human Occupation of Britain (AHOB): http://www.ahobproject.org/

Heritage Gateway: http://www.heritagegateway.org.uk

Historic England Archive (formerly National Monuments Record): http://archive.historicengland.org.uk/

Historic Environment Local Management https://www.historicengland.org.uk/advice/planning/local-heritage/helm-redirect

Multi-Agency Geographic Information for the Countryside (MAGIC): http://www.magic.gov.uk

Online AccesS to the Index of Archaeological Sites (OASIS): http://www.oasis.ac.uk

Nottinghamshire

Local government: heritage, conservation and planning

Nottinghamshire County Council: http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/planning-and-environment

Relevant Local Research Frameworks

Bishop, M 2000a Resource Assessment: Palaeolithic and Mesolithic in Nottinghamshire, East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks PDF File

Bishop, M 2000b An archaeological resource assessment of the Neolithic and Bronze Age in Nottinghamshire. East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks PDF File

Bishop, M 2000c An archaeological resource assessment of the 1st millennium BC in Nottinghamshire. East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks PDF File

Bishop, M 2000d An archaeological resource assessment of Anglo-Saxon Nottinghamshire. East Midlands Archaeological Research FrameworksPDF File

Bishop, M 2000e An archaeological resource assessment of Medieval Nottinghamshire. East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks PDF File

Bishop, M, Baddeley, V and Morton, J 2000 An Archaeological Resource Assessment of Post-medieval Nottinghamshire (c.1500-1750) PDF File

Nottingham City

Local government: heritage, conservation and planning

Nottingham City Council:http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/planning-policy//

Archives

Archives, Castle Meadow Rd, Nottingham NG2 1AG

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County Archaeological Historical and Archaeological Societies

Key Nottinghamshire sites

Nottinghamshire has a number of key sites of archaeological importance. Some of these are listed in the Nottinghamshire Archaeological Travel list: https://archaeology-travel.com/destinations/europe/england/nottinghamshire/

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery https://www.nottinghamcastle.org.uk/

Links to regional universities

Nottingham Trent University

University of Nottingham

Other useful information for this region:

Click here to download the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Aggregates Resource Assessment

Lincolnshire

Local government: heritage, conservation and planning

Lincolnshire County Council: http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/residents/environment-and-planning/conservation

Relevant Local Research Frameworks

Field, N 2000 An Archaeological Resource Assessment of Post-medieval Lincolnshire (c. 1500-1800)PDF File

Membery, S 2000a An archaeological resource assessment of the Palaeolithic in Lincolnshire. East Midlands Archaeological Research FrameworksPDF File

Membery, S 2000b An archaeological resource assessment of the Neolithic and Bronze Age in Lincolnshire. East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks PDF File

Membery, S 2000c An archaeological resource assessment of the Mesolithic in Lincolnshire. East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks PDF File 

Lincoln City

Local government: heritage, conservation and planning

Lincoln City Council: http://www.heritageconnectlincoln.com/

Lincolnshire EUS https://www.lincsabout.town/

Derbyshire

Local government: heritage, conservation and planning

Peak District National Park:http://www.peakdistrict.gov.uk

Derbyshire County Council: http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/environment/conservation

Relevant Local Research Frameworks

Barrett, D 2000a An Archaeological Resource Assessment of the Later Bronze and Iron Ages (The First Millennium BC) In DerbyshirePDF File

Barrett, D 2000b An Archaeological Resource Assessment for Anglo-Saxon Derbyshire PDF File

Barrett, D 2000c An Archaeological Resource Assessment for Post-medieval Derbyshire PDF File

Knight, D 2017 Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Research Framework. Matlock: Derwent Valley Mills Partnership 
www.derwentvalleymills.org/derwent-valley-mills-history/derwent-valley-mills-research-framework/

Myers, A M 2000a An archaeological resource assessment for the Palaeolithic in Derbyshire. East Midlands Archaeological Research FrameworksPDF File

Myers, A M 2000b An archaeological resource assessment of the Mesolithic in Derbyshire. East Midlands Archaeological Research FrameworksPDF File

Myers, A M 2000c An archaeological resource assessment of the Neolithic and Bronze Age in Derbyshire. East Midlands Archaeological Research FrameworksPDF File

Derby City

Local government: heritage, conservation and planning

Derby City Council: http://www.derby.gov.uk/environment-and-planning

Click here to see the digitised volumes of the Derbyshire Archaeological Journal (DAJ)

Leicestershire

Local government: heritage, conservation and planning

Leicestershire County Council: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/environment-and-planning

Relevant Local Frameworks

Clay, P 2000 An Archaeological Resource Assessment of the Neolithic and Bronze Age of Leicestershire and Rutland. East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks PDF File

Cooper, N (ed) 2006 The Archaeology of the East Midlands: An Archaeological Resource Assessment and Agenda (University of Leicester Archaeology Monograph 13). Leicester: University of Leicester https://content.historicengland.org.uk/images-books/publications/archaeology-east-midlands/em-res-framework.pdf/

Hartley, R F 2000 An Archaeological Resource Assessment of Post-medieval Leicestershire PDF File

Knox, R 2000 An Archaeological Resource Assessment of the Mesolithic in Leicestershire and Rutland, The East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks Project Stage 1: An Archaeological Resource Assessment PDF File

Liddle, P 2000 An Archaeological Resource Assessment of Anglo-Saxon Leicestershire and Rutland PDF File

Leicester City

Local government: heritage, conservation and planning

Leicester City Council: https://www.leicester.gov.uk/planning-and-building/

Rutland

Local government: heritage, conservation and planning

Rutland County Council: http://www.rutland.gov.uk

Northamptonshire

Local government: heritage, conservation and planning

Northamptonshire County Council:http://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/en/councilservices/environ/pages/default.aspx

Relevant Local Research Frameworks

Foard, G 2000 An Archaeological Resource Assessment of Anglo-Saxon Northamptonshire PDF File

Hall, D N 2000 An Archaeological Resource Assessment of Post-medieval Northamptonshire PDF File

Chapman, A 1999 An archaeological resource assessment of the Neolithic and Bronze Age in Northamptonshire. East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks PDF File

Kidd, A 2000 An Archaeological Resource Assessment of the Later Bronze and Iron Ages (the First Millennium BC) in Northamptonshire. The East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks Project Stage 1: An Archaeological Resource AssessmentPDF File

Phillips, G 2000 The Mesolithic in Northamptonshire: A Resource Assessment. The East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks Project Stage 1: An Archaeological Resource Assessment PDF File

Other Online Resources

There are several rich sources of information in the East midlands which are currently free to access. Click here to see a list of the available resources which may be relevant to your research.

Help to keep our Research Hub relevant. If you know of any relevant resources which we may have missed, you can comment on our page or send us an email: emherf@yorkat.co.uk