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Gloucestershire  Archaeology

 If you are interested in the archaeology or local history of Gloucestershire, join us, at Gloucestershire Archaeology (GlosArch), and help to discover the past. Whatever your experience you can participate in excavations, fieldwalking, geophysical surveying, document research and historic building recording. There are lectures and site visits to attend and help and advice given on finds processing and pottery, coin and artefact identification and recording.


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This recent acquisition by the website  comprises a research folder compiled by N Spry  for The Gloucester Civic Trust

Glevensis  Update

All published editions of our yearly journal, up to year 2013, are now available for viewing online.

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An updated version of Guidance Notes for contributors is also available.

Latest Newsletter and Winter Lecture Programme now available for viewing.


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Next Lecture - Monday 6 February at 7.30

Friends Meeting House, Greyfriars, Southgate Street, Gloucester GL1 1TS (turn off Southgate Street at St Mary de Crypt)

Parking at Ladybellegate Car Park free after 7.00pm

(Members £2, Visitors very welcome £3)

Professor Chris Dyer, Emeritus Professor of History, University of Leicester, will be presenting: “Pinbury in Duntisbourne Rouse: When is a village not a village?”

How do we find a lost village and investigate its form and plan? Why is it an advantage to use both archaeological and written sources? How did the village begin and how did it connect with it early medieval, Roman and prehistoric predecessors? How and why was the village abandoned? Studying one village can extend our understanding of the development of the countryside in general and over a long period.