Weekly lectures take place on Monday evenings from October to March each year, covering an interesting range of historical and archaeological subjects.

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Local digs run throughout the year (weather permitting), giving all members a chance to learn and the more experienced opportunities to extend archaeological skills.

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Our extensive library, covering local history and archaeology, is available to all members.

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Archaeology is for everyone, and new members are always welcome. Join the group and help discover your local history.

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Join Us

Join us and become a member of CAG. Annual memberships costs are:

Full Membership   £12
Family Membership   £18
Student Membership    £4

Membership gives you half price on entrance to the program of talks, a chance to have your say at the AGM and access to other events and the Library.

Download a copy of our membership form.


The Stour Valley: A Prehistoric Landscape.

A 40 page summary of investigations by CAG into the cropmarks of the Middle Stour Valley (Bures – Wormingford area). This covers evidence of a Neolithic Cursus, a Long Barrow and Bronze Age rings. Each section of the flood plain is covered in detail with maps, aerial images and explanations. Price £3 plus P&P – see Sales email above.

Crop-marks book 








The Lost Mansions of Marks Hall – From Demolition to Discovery.

The story of the CAG Archaeological dig at Marks Hall. 26 colour pages. £5.00 plus P&P

The Lost Mansions of Marks Hall 

The Lost Tudor Hunting Lodge at Wormingford

The story of the excavation of a Tudor Hunting Lodge on the Essex/Suffolk border. A4, 24 pages, fully illustrated throughout in colour. £2 plus postage

A4, 24 pages and fully illustrated throughout in colour ISBN 978-0-9503905-2-9

A4, 24 pages and fully illustrated throughout in colour
ISBN 978-0-9503905-2-9















Red Hills of Essex

The Survey of Essex Salt making red hills by CAG published in 1990 is still a key reference book for anyone studying this subject. 100 pages £5.00 plus P&P.

The Red Hills of Essex 


The full set of four publications can be ordered for £10 plus p&p


Committee Members

President Philip Crummy
Chairman Christine Piper
Vice –Chair Vacant
Hon. Treasurer Geoff Lunn
Hon. Secretary Ellie Mead


Membership Secretary  Sally Bartrum
Lecture Programme
Fieldwork co-ordinator  Graham Brundell
YAC & Weekend trips  Barbara Butler
Crop Marks  Andrew White
Librarian  David Walton
 Chris Farndell
 Don Goodman
 Anna Moore
 Francis Nicholls

Please use the contact emails above and mark for the attention of specific committee members.


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