Links to sites with related interests


Welcome to the Building Archaeology Research Database (BARD)
The functions, purpose and user information for the Building Archaeology Research Database (BARD).

Building Archaeology Research Database
The Building Archaeology Research Database (BARD) is a service for the storage and analysis of data on old buildings.

Cobham Conservation & Heritage Trust
As a consequence of public concern the Trust was formed to take steps to protect Cobham's local heritage.

Dorking Museum
Dorking Museum aims to preserve and present the heritage of Dorking and its surrounding villages and countryside by collecting, conserving, interpreting and displaying items of historic interest, and to provide facilities for study and research.

Dunsfold Village
All you need to know about the village of Dunsfold in Surrey, England.

East Surrey Family History Society
The Family History Society for parishes in the Eastern part of the ancient county of Surrey.

English Heritage
The Government's statutory adviser on the historic environment. Officially known as the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England, English Heritage is an Executive Non-departmental Public Body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Hearth Tax Online
A web site dedicated to providing data and analysis of the records of the hearth tax which was introduced in England and Wales by the government of Charles II in 1662. The site is run and maintained by the Centre for Hearth Tax Research based at Roehampton University London.

Historic Buildings Group of the Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society
Aims to view, survey and record historic buildings in Buckinghamshire.

Jacobs Well - How the name got its village
About the origins, growth and development of the village of Jacobs Well, near Guildford, where 7 buildings have been recorded by DBRG.

Norfolk Historic Buildings Group
Aims to collect and record information about Norfolk's historic buildings, and to share this information through talks, group visits, training exercises, workshops, publications, and our web site.

Old Woking
Provides historical information on Old Woking and the ancient parish of St Peter's, Old Woking.

Oxfordshire Buildings Record
Objectives are to advance education and promote research and recording of the buildings of Oxfordshire; and to create a publicly accessible repository of records.

Reigate Society
Founded in 1952. Works to conserve and improve the environments of Reigate, Redhill, Merstham and the surrounding areas.

Stone Roofing Association
A Guide to the geological, historical and current sources of stone slate in the British Isles.
A tour of the Stone Slate regions deals comprehensively with Horsham and its stone.

Surrey Archaeological Society
Surrey Archaeological Society exists to protect, record and interpret all aspects of the history and archaeology of Surrey.

Surrey History Service
Based at the Surrey History Centre at Woking, collects and preserves archives and printed material relating to all aspects of the history of Surrey, and makes them available for reference.

Tree-Ring Dating
Andy Moir of Tree-Ring Services has been selected as the specialist dendrochronologist for the Surrey Dendrochronology Project.

Vernacular Architecture Group
The Vernacular Architecture Group was formed in 1952 to further the study of traditional buildings, originally those of the British Isles. Members are involved in all aspects of the recording and study of vernacular buildings. The Group publishes a journal of national standing - Vernacular Architecture - the authoritative voice on the subject.

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum
A unique collection of over 40 domestic and agricultural buildings dating from the 13th century to Victorian times, rescued from destruction and rebuilt in a magnificent parkland setting. Supporting exhibits on medieval history, conservation and agriculture. Designated as a collection of national importance the museum also provides a range of education facilities related to medieval history, historic building conservation and countryside skills.

The Wealden Buildings Study Group
Works primarily in the Weald in Sussex and parts of Kent and Hampshire, and will be contributing to DBRG�s BARD system. Our members include professional and amateur archaeologists, historians, architects, surveyors and geographers. We welcome enquiries from householders who would like to consider a visit from us. Our report is confidential � and free. The Group is a corporate member of the national Vernacular Architecture Group. WBSG was founded in 1964 by R.T. Mason, a pioneer in the study of vernacular architecture, and Roy Armstrong, founder of the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, near Chichester.

West Surrey Family History Society
The Family History Society for parishes in the Western part of the ancient county of Surrey.

Friends of Woking Palace
The preservation and protection, upkeep and maintenance of Woking Palace and the advancement of education of the public in the history of the Palace site.

Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group
Researches and records the vernacular architecture of Yorkshire, organises day schools, conferences and walkabouts, and publishes newsheets and an annual journal


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