Somerset Historic Environment Publications Publications


The Somerset Archaeological Handbook
CoverInformation, standards and guidance on work in the historic environment of Somerset. Download

The Somerset Historic Landscape Characterisation (HLC) Guide
Information on the methodology used to prepare the HLC layer in the HER. Download


The urban archaeological surveys have their own website.


Reports on aerial photographic survey of the clayland areas of the Somerset Levels.

Part 1 (1984-85) Download
Part 2 (1985-86) Download

RAF Culmhead
CoverSurvey and condition (2001) report on the Second World War airfield. Download


Somerset Archaeology

CoverPapers to mark 150 years of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society.

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150 years of Somerset Archaeology: looking backwards and into the next millennium by Philip Rahtz Download
Aerial reconnaissance in Somerset by Frances Griffith and Bill Horner Download
Finding our past: the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Somerset and Dorset by Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen Download
The skill of the Neolithic bowyers: reassessing the past through experimental archaeology by Stuart Prior Download
Cadbury Castle: focusing the landscape by Richard Tabor Download
The Shapwick Project 1989-99 by Christopher Gerrard Download
The Quaternary mammal collections at the Somerset County Museum, Taunton by Andrew Currant Download
The Late Pleistocene Archaeology of Somerset by Roger Jacobi Download
Early humans in the Vale of Taunton: a new perspective by Chris Norman Download
A consideration of Somerset's holocene environments by Vanessa Straker Download
Neolithic and Bronze Age Somerset: a wetland perspective by Richard Brunning Download
The Iron Age wetlands of central Somerset by Stephen Minnitt Download
The Dark Ages by Chris Webster Download
Clayland colonisation: recent work on Romano-British and medieval reclamation in the Somerset Levels by Stephen Rippon Download
Medieval Rural settlement by Mick Aston Download
Monasteries in Somerset by Mick Aston Download
Somerset parks and gardens after the Middle Ages: the archaeology of the formal garden, c.1540-1730 by James Bond Download
Whither (or wither?) Somerset's industrial heritage by Brian Murless Download
The notable 1990s: an important decade for the historic environment of Exmoor by Veryan Heal Download
Post-Medieval pottery studies in Somerset by John Allan Download
Twenty-five years of planning and archaeology in Somerset by Bob Croft Download
Bibliography Download