Find Out More about Suffolk's unique heritage


The Archaeological Service is the main provider of archaeological advice in Suffolk. We promote the conservation, enhancement and understanding of Suffolk's distinctive historic environment.

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archive boxes stacked in the archaeological store

Archaeological Archives

information and guidance for research enquiries, loans and depositions

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assortment of archaeological objects on table

Finds Recording

information and guidance for finding and recording archaeological objects

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people excavating a ring ditch

Responsible Archaeology

Guidance and best practice for archaeological projects

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copper alloy mount with openwork decoration depicting an animal

Useful Resources

in-depth information, publications, guide books and TV features

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gold and garnet anglo-saxon bead from Rendlesham


an early medieval estate centre and royal settlement in south-east Suffolk

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illustration of St Peters Wharfe


the nationally important port and town with over 1000 years of urban activity

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aerial view of west stow anglo-saxon village reconstructed buildings

West Stow

a multi-period settlement and experimental reconstruction

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person using magnetometer cart

Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers

archaeology in the Lark valley

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photo of Nina Layard and 3 men excavating in a terrace

Palaeolithic and Mesolithic

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a WWII pillbox and earthworks at North Warren

World War II Heritage

resources and Information

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