British Antiquarian and Archaeological Archives at the Ashmolean Museum:

British Archaeology Topographic Files

The Department of Antiquities holds a set of files of archaeological information organised alphabitically by British parish or placename. The files date mainly to the 1960s-1970s, but remained active until the 1990s They cover mostly places in Oxfordshire and surrounding counties, but places in other parts of Britain are represented. The files include correspondence, fieldwork notes, sketches, photographs, press-cuttings, booklets, offprints, and drafts of record cards and publications. The files were originally listed by Department of Antiquities Conservators in 1995, when the files were transferred to archival storage. The catalogue was revised and updated during the AHRC funded British Archaeology at the Ashmolean project.

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England

Bedfordshire

  • Astwick

Buckinghamshire

  • Ashendon

Dorset

  • Allington Hill (see also Bottisham, Cambridgeshire)

Essex  

  • Audley End

Gloucestershire

  • Alveston (see also Bidford and Stratford-on-Avon).

Isle of Wight

  • Arreton Down (see also Carisbrooke)

Kent

  • Ashford
  • Aylesford

Lincolnshire

  • Ancaster
  • Bagmoor, Burton upon Stather

Norfolk

  • Bale

Northamptonshire

  • Aston-le-Walls
  • Astrop

Oxfordshire

  • Abingdon (includes correspondence with Abingdon Excavation Committee and the Upper Thames Archaeological Committee from 1971 to 1975).
  • Adderbury
  • Adwell
  • Alchester
  • Alkerton
  • Alvescot
  • Ambrosden
  • Appleton
  • Ardley
  • Ascot under Wychwood and Ascot d'Oyley (see also Hanborough)
  • Asterleigh (see also Kiddington)
  • Asthall
  • Aston (see also Cote)
  • Aston, North and Steeple
  • Aston Clinton
  • Aston Rowan.
  • Aston Tirrold
  • Baldon, Marsh and Toot
  • Badgemore
  • Bampton
  • Banbury
  • Barford St .John and St. Michael parish
  • Barton, Middle, Steeple and Westcott
  • Hagbourne Hill (file labelled “Agbourne Hill")

Suffolk

  • Akenham

Sussex

  • Alfriston

Warwickshire

  • Alcester

Wiltshire

  • Alton Barnes
  • Alvediston
  • Ashton Keynes
  • Avebury

Worcestershire

  • Badsey

North Yorkshire

  • Acklam Wold

Wales

  • Monmouthshire, Abergavenny
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June 2012