Community Archaeology on the Mendip Plateau

The group is centred on Chewton Mendip in Somerset. Its purpose is to explore and research the landscape in the parishes of the Chewton area from both an archaeological and an historical viewpoint.

It is project-based with with activities that include landscape analysis, earthwork and geophysical surveying, excavation and test-pitting, old map study, documentary research, workshops and standing buildings study.

A large part of the group’s activities since 2011 has been centred on excavations of a medieval site in Chewton Mendip.

There is no set meeting time, activities being arranged around members’ requirements.

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