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Monks Risborough Dovecot There's more to us than you might think...

We cover ALL aspects of our county's history. So historic buildings and ancient churches, documentary research and the landscapes of the past, local history – as well as archaeology and fieldwork – all are within our remit.

And we're just as concerned about the present as the past: whether it's HS2 or local planning decisions, we work to protect the county's heritage and historic environment.

NEW: ACTIVE ARCHAEOLOGY evening meetings for Autumn/Winter – click here
Part of the BAS 170 anniversary project HELP US CELEBRATE OUR HISTORY:
We're actively celebrating 170 years of the society:

 • ‘BAS 170’ – talks in Wycombe, Missenden, Aylesbury & Buckingham.
 • ‘A History of Buckinghamshire in Twelve Objects’ – new series.
 • ‘The Muddled Museum’ – stalls in local marketplaces.

Click the above links to find out more, and come along...

BLHN Conference DISCOVER ARCHAEOLOGY ON THE HIGH-SPEED RAIL LINE

Hear the first-hand accounts of finds and dsicoveries at our Conference in Aylesbury on Saturday 29 September 2018.

 • See full details at
   ‘BLHN + HS2 Archaeology’.

JOIN OUR SUMMER OUTINGS

We have six days of outings to offer between May and October:
 • Roman and Norman history in Colchester,
 • 18th-century garden landscapes at Painshill,
 • the vanished Dorton Spa nesar Brill,
 • grand houses at Ham and Strawberry Hill,
 • a historic ‘church crawl’ in the Misbourne Valley,
 • and Lord Leighton's art collection.

So for a historic summer, check out our
BAS Summer outings between May and October.

Records of Bucks 2018 cover READ ABOUT NEW DISCOVERIES

This year's Records of Bucks is twice its usual self: with a special 'Part 2' on the archaeology of Missenden Abbey as well as the annual diet of new archaelogical finds and historical research.

 • See the full contents at
   Records 58.
   For a double bonus, you could get both volumes
   FREE by joining the Society in 2018.

Records of Buckinghamshire volume 31 (1989) now on-line – click here >> view contents

WHAT THE SOCIETY DOES:

The Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society...

Acknowledgement

The cost of producing this site has been met by a generous donation made in his will by Dr Arnold Baines, a long-standing member of the Society and a former Vice-President. Acknowledgement must also go to all those people who have contributed material for the web site. Please also note that copyright of photos on the site belong primarily to the person who kindly provided the image and include Mike Farley.