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AOC Archaeology Group

551 5

Description AOC Archaeology Group

Date 1991 to 2019

Collection AOC Archaeology Group

Catalogue Number 551 5

Category All Other

Scope and Content The archive comprises drawings, manuscripts, negatives, photographs, slides, bitmaps, CAD drawings, text documents and other digital files relating to archaeological excavations, watching briefs and surveys of the built environment. The Collection reflects the wide-ranging interests of the organisation. Recent projects have included a Viking and Norse Heritage project in Caithness, a study of wetland archaeology in Dumfries and Galloway and the excavation of a Roman Fort at Cramond, Edinburgh. The collection includes archives from numerous projects carried out by the earlier CEU and AOC.

Archive History Excavation archive material is deposited at RCAHMS by AOC Archaeology Group as projects are completed.

System of Arrangement Material is grouped by council area and investigation, and organised roughly in the chronological order by which it was received.

Access Conditions Access is unrestricted

Administrative History The AOC Archaeology Group was created in 1991 and provides a range of archaeological, heritage and conservation services. The company originated in the Central Excavation Unit (CEU), later AOC, of Historic Buildings and Monuments. Now independent, the organisation works in areas such as housing development, road schemes, railway and airport projects, quarries and community heritage. Research interests include Scottish wetlands, cancer in the eighteenth century, construction methods in prehistoric architecture, flint knives and native oak and pine dendrochronology. AOC Archaeology Group has offices in Aberdeen, Bristol, Carlisle, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Newcastle, Southampton, West Midlands and York, with the head office being in Edinburgh.

Accruals Further accruals are expected on a regular basis

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1176304

Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 5) AOC Archaeology Group

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
All Other 551 5/17 Archive from archaeological projects in North Ayrshire Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/28 Archive from archaeological projects in Western Isles Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/27 Archive from archaeological projects in West Lothian Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/6 Archive from archaeological projects in Dumfries and Galloway Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/18 Archive from archaeological projects in North Lanarkshire Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/15 Archive from archaeological projects in Midlothian Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/13 Archive from archaeological projects in City of Glasgow Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/7 Archive from archaeological projects in City of Dundee Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/10 Archive from archaeological projects in City of Edinburgh Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/5 Archive from archaeological projects in Clackmannan Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/20 Archive from archaeological projects in Perth and Kinross Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/3 Archive from archaeological projects in Angus council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/8 Archive from archaeological projects in East Ayrshire Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/22 Archive from archaeological projects in Scottish Borders Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/9 Archive from archaeological projects in East Lothian Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/23 Archive from archaeological projects in Shetland Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/24 Archive from archaeological projects in South Ayrshire Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/11 Archive from archaeological projects in Falkirk Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/12 Archive from archaeological projects in Fife Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/14 Archive from archaeological projects in Highland Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/19 Archive from archaeological projects in Orkney Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/25 Archive from archaeological projects in South Lanarkshire Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/26 Archive from archaeological projects in Stirling Council area Group Level
All Other 551 5/16 Archive from archaeological projects in Moray Council area Group Level

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