AOC News and Events

Caithness Archaeology: Aspects of Prehistory

An exciting new publication on the archaeology of Caithness by AOC’s Andy Heald and John Barber

New Office Opens: AOC Inverness

We’re delighted to announce the opening of our Inverness office…

A Possible Roman Bread Oven at Blyth Bridge, Scottish Borders

A stone hearth and charred organic material may represent the remains of a Roman cooking area

HBR and Laser Scanning at Herman Lyon’s Mausoleum

AOC undertook detailed survey and recording of this unique mausoleum on Edinburgh’s historic Calton Hill

Old Remains at New Lodge, Berkhamsted

900 years of history were explored during excavations and historic building recording at New Lodge, Bank Mill Lane, Berkhamsted

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Our Professional Services

AOC offers a wide range of professional services tailored to your needs.

With over 40 highly qualified and specialist staff based in our offices across Britain, we can respond quickly to the needs and aspirations of our clients in any part of the country.

We are experts at balancing the interests of stakeholders with our professional responsibility to the shared heritage and offer a range of solutions for complex heritage situations, which are founded on realistic and achievable goals. This is all supported by a high quality financial and project management framework.


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Built Heritage

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Discover Your Heritage

AOC Archaeology Group is committed to enabling the wider community to discover more about their Heritage.

From participation in excavations and surveys to dissemination of information about the sites we have excavated through lectures, workshops and publications, we actively encourage communities to discover our shared heritage. We also help communities develop their own heritage projects.

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