Further British Archaeology Links:

National Resources

Archaeology Data Service

The Archaeology Data Service (ADS) was founded by a consortium comprising the Council for British Archaeology with a consortium of eight universities. The aim of the ADS is to collect, describe, catalogue, preserve, and provide user support for digital resources that are created as a product of archaeological research. The Archaeology Data Service is part of the Arts & Humanities Data Service .

English Heritage

The English Government's statutory adviser on the historic environment. Officially known as the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England.


The historic environment agency within the Welsh Assembly Government with responsibility for protecting, conserving and promoting an appreciation of the historic environment of Wales.

Historic Scotland

An Agency within the Scottish Executive Education Department and is directly responsible to Scottish Ministers for safeguarding the nation's built heritage, and promoting its understanding and enjoyment.

Council for British Archaeology

The principal UK-wide non-governmental organisation that promotes knowledge, appreciation and care of the historic environment for the benefit of present and future generations.