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Discovering and protecting the past

There are many sites of archaeological interest of all periods, from Palaeolithic to World War II, and of all types from single finds to large industrial complexes in Nottinghamshire.

The county’s heritage assets are all recorded in the Historic Environment Record.

Advice and assistance

We are responsible for looking after archaeological sites and can provide:

  • advice to local authorities, developers, land owners, agencies and local people in connection with projects of all types, from digging ponds to large road building schemes
  • help with research projects and advise on legal and planning aspects of archaeology
  • assistance with projects such as display boards and events, advise on good practice in fieldwork and help with information on sources of funding. 

We liaise with other organisations and groups to protect and promote archaeology in the County, by involvement in conservation and interpretation. 

If you need advice about the care and management of archaeological sites, or if you've discovered an archaeological object or site, please contact us and we'll try and help you.

Community Archaeology

Nottinghamshire Community Archaeology offers a range of opportunities for people to get involved in aspects of their local heritage.

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