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Hidden Guildhall: what will you discover about York’s past?

This exciting new community excavation will focus on the site of the Hutments building, on the northern side of the Guildhall. These modern buildings overlie the site of a medieval Augustinian Friary, often occupied by Richard III when he stayed in the city. Get involved!

Explore Saughton Park: call for volunteers

AOC is thrilled to be involved in the City of Edinburgh’s Saughton Park Restoration Project. Join us as we explore the roots and the rich history of one of the city’s much-loved parks.

AOC to Advise St. Helena Government

AOC’s chairman John Barber is working with government staff on the island of St Helena, in the South Atlantic

Update on Leith Fort Rediscovered

AOC conducted three weeks of excavation in November, in advance of building works at the site of Fort House, Leith

Conservation of a WW1 Railway Bogey

AOC was pleased to undertake conservation on this unusual object, discovered in the shallows around Inchcolm Island in the Firth of Forth

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