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National Links and Resources

National Heritage List for England: The definitive register of all designated heritage assets in England.

Heritage Gateway: Allows national level searches of over 60 HERs, alongside designated assets, National Trust resources and more.

Archaeology Data Service: A free digital library and archive of heritage data.

National Library of Scotland: Includes 'Find my Place,' a searchable map with all UK OS mapping out of copyright.

LiDAR Finder: Lets you view publicly available LiDAR data for England and Wales with a split-screen view.

Portable Antiquities Scheme: Records archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales. Derbyshire specific information is found here, or contact the Finds Liaison Officer for Derbyshire and Nottingham directly here.

Local and Regional Resources

Derbyshire Record Office: Provides the archives and local studies services for the county.

Derby Museums: Access the museums three sites: Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Pickford’s House and the Silk Mill.

Chesterfield Museum: Specialising in the story of Chesterfield, from Roman fort to modern town.

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery: Explores the archaeology, geology, art and history of the Peak District.

Sheffield Museum (Weston Park): Focusing on the story of Sheffield, from prehistory to today.

Societies and Organisations

Derbyshire Archaeological Society: Encourages interest in the County's archaeology and natural history since 1878.

Peak District Mines Historical Society: Preserving and promoting mining history in the Peak District.

Northeast Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology Society: Industrial History and Heritage of Chesterfield, Bolsover, Dronfield, Eckington, Clay Cross, Staveley, Matlock and the north Derbyshire area.

The Time Travellers: Archaeology enthusiasts based in Sheffield.

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