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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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. ISBN 978-0-9503905-2-9.  £2.00 plus p&p


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

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