United Kingdom archaeology an overview
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Archaeology in United Kingdom has the major function of exploring, excavating, conserving, protecting the monuments and sites. Here we have presented the information on United Kingdom archaeologist, monuments, archaeological sites, and archaeological museums.


Museums in United Kingdom

The museums are mostly historical museums which house the monuments belonging to different periods, ranging from the prehistoric period to the colonial period and are located in different geographical settings. Here are the lists of museums that are present all over United Kingdom.

Ely Museum
Ely Museum

Ely Museum is a bright and friendly local history museum, located in the Bishop's Gaol ...

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Gordon Boswell Romany Museum
Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

This museum houses a wonderful collection of Romany caravans, carts, harnesses and photos and a ...

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Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum
Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum

The Museum is located in the King's House The main strength of the Museum rests in ...

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Heritage sites in United Kingdom

United Kingdom has an extraordinarily rich, vast and diverse cultural heritage in the form of built heritage, archaeological sites and remains since prehistoric times. Here we provide a short and snappy list of famous heritage sites in United Kingdom.

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Pioneering archaeologists in United Kingdom

The Archaeologists in United Kingdom have contributed a lot to the Indus valley civilization and in the underwater Archaeology of the shore temples. Here we provide a short and snappy list of famous Archaeologist in United Kingdom.

Kathleen Kenyon

1942 The Buildings at Samaria, [Samaria-Sebaste I], London, 1942 (co-authored ...
William Buckland

In 1813, he was appointed reader in mineralogy, in succession ...
John Chadwick

After Ventris' death Chadwick became the figurehead of the Linear ...
Andrew  Colin Renfrew

He is known for his work on radiocarbon dating, the ...
Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin, a naturalist, developed The Theory of Natural Selection. Darwin ...
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Monuments in United Kingdom

Monuments in United Kingdom mainly include temples, mosques, tombs, churches, cemeteries, forts, palaces, step-wells, rock-cut caves, and secular architecture as well as ancient mounds and sites which represent the remains of ancient habitation. Here you could browse through the famous monuments found in United Kingdom.

Wellington Monument

The Wellington Monument is a 175 feet (53 m) high triangular tower located on the highest point of the Blackdown Hills, 3km ...

Crowle Stone

At the back of the Church of England parish church of St Oswald at Crowle in the English county of ...

Broadway Tower

Broadway Tower is a folly located on Broadway Hill, A44 between Evesham and Moreton-in-Marsh, one mile (1.6 km) south-east of ...

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Archaeological Organizations in United Kingdom

Archaeological organizations of United Kingdom are professional bodies operating either for commercial or non- commercial purpose providing information about each and every minute aspect in the field of archaeology. This page acts as illustrative resource that provides a list of the archaeology organizations existing throughout the world. You can also have access to the contact details, history and other details about the professional archaeological organizations.