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Shropshire Archives online catalogue

You can now access over 300,000 newly-updated archive catalogue records on this site and more will be added regularly. If you have any queries please email archives@shropshire.gov.uk or phone 01743 255350.


Visit to Hartlebury Castle, Worcestershire, Saturday 8th August 2015

The Shropshire Archaeological & Historical Society's next meeting will be a visit to Hartlebury Castle, Worcestershire. This will be a guided tour of the Castle led by a member of the Hartlebury Castle Preservation Trust (http://hartleburycastletrust.org


Archaeology Service reports

Shropshire Council Archaeology Service reports for 2013 and 2014 are now available online here. Please follow the links here to our reports.


Medieval Fayre and conservation task day – The Knapp

Saturday 5th September 2015, 10.00am to 3.00pm. Castle Pulverbatch is recognised as being one of the finest examples of a motte and bailey castle in Shropshire. Last year it was placed on Historic England’s ‘Monuments at Risk Register’ as the site suf


New reveals on Roundton Hill – guided walks

Saturday 3rd October 2015 @ 10.30am and 1.30pm Bob Silvester, from CPAT (Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust), and Hugh Hannaford, from Shropshire Council’s Historic Environment Team, are leading two walks (starting at 10.30am, and again at 1.30pm) to explo