Guides and Resources further reading

 

Below is a collection of guides and resources relating to archaeological best practice, published by external organisations. This is not an exhaustive list, and will be added to periodically

 

Standards and Guidelines

Regulations, Standards and Guidance, Chartered Institute for Archaeologists [Visit archaeologists.net]

Standards for Field Archaeology in the East of England, by David Gurney, East Anglian Archaeology (2003) [Visit eaareports.org.uk]

Guides to Good Practice, Archaeological Data Service [Visit archaeologydataservice.ac.uk]

Introduction to Standards and Guidance in Archaeological Practice, Council for British Archaeology [Visit isgap.org.uk]

Standard requirements for Contractors, Suffolk County Council (2021)

Practical Guides

BAJR Guides, British Archaeological Jobs Resource [Visit bajr.org]

Finds Recording Guides, Portable Antiquities Scheme [Visit finds.org.uk]

Local Societies Guidance, West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service [Visit wyjs.org

Guidelines for the Use of Geophysics in Archaeology, Historic England (2016) [Visit historicengland.org.uk

How to Excavate and Archaeological Test Pit, Handbook Guide, Suffolk County Council (2013) [Visit hoxnehistory.org.uk (PDF)]

Various Step-by-step guides, JIGSAW Cambridgeshire

Technical Reference Documents, Community Landscape Archaeology Survey Project [Visit claspweb.org.uk]

What is fieldwalking, Cambridge Archaeology Field Group (2012) [Visit cafg.net (PDF)]

Advice and Research

East of England Research Framework (2021) [Visit researchframeworks.org]

Archaeological Archives in Suffolk Guidelines for Preparation and Deposition, Suffolk County Council, (2019) [Visit suffolk.org.uk (PDF)

Various Publications, Historic England

 


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