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The following are a list of links to other websites which may be of interest.

A2ADatabase containing catalogues describing archives held locally in England and Wales and dating from the eighth century to the present day.
Archaeology Data Service A searchable digital archive including Sites and Monuments Records for parts of the UK and Excavation Index for England
Archaeology SafarisSuppliers of photographic scales
British Library DirectSearch across 20,000 journals for free from this site and order full text quickly and easily using your credit card
CBAThe Council for British Archaeology website
CBA YorkshireA very useful resource for what’s happening in Yorkshire
Craven MuseumThe museum of the Craven Dales situated in Skipton - New website is now live
Current ArchaeologyMonthly magazine covering all aspects of British archaeology
Ewecross Historical SocietyFormed in 1968 to promote the study of history in general and in particular of local history in the area of the Wapentake of Ewecross (containing the parishes of Austwick, Bentham, Burton in Lonsdale, Clapham, Dent, Garsdale, Horton in Ribblesdale, Ingleton, Lawkland, Sedbergh and Thornton in Lonsdale).
Ingleborough Archaeology FreebootersAn eclectic collection of information and reports on the Ingleborough area
Iron Age (Nidderdale) ProjectIron-Age (Nidderdale) is a community archaeology project investigating historic iron smelting and smithing in and around the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (Nidderdale AONB) in North Yorkshire. Investigations are in progress at several locations where there is documentary or landscape evidence of iron extraction, smelting or smithing from the Iron Age to the early 17th Century when the local iron smelting industry seems to have come to an end
Lunesdale Archaeology SocietyEst. in 2011 to record, describe and protect sites of archaeological and local interest around the villages of Orton, Tebay and Shap
Maeshowe WebcamWatch the winter solstice sunset here!
Mesolithic Research & Conservation FrameworkA new (July 2012) English Heritage funded website which should prove to be an invaluable resource for those interested in the Mesolithic.
North Craven Heritage TrustHelping to safeguard the distinctive beauty, character and heritage of North Craven in North Yorkshire
North Craven Historical Research GroupThe Group promotes research into history, archaeology and vernacular architecture in North Craven and they also provide a 'drop-in' centre in Settle
NMR Monument Type ThesaurusEnglish Heritage thesaurus of class names/types for NMR monuments
Old MapsThe UK's most comprehensive historical map archive
Out of Oblivion - Ribblesdale Excellent website based on the Historic Environment Record (formerly S.M.R.) and is maintained by Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.
Sedbergh & District History Society Formed to encourage interest in and the study of the local history of Sedbergh, Garsdale and Dent and the surrounding area
Star CarrDetails of ongoing work at this famous mesolithic site
Swaledale & Arkengarthdale Archaeology GroupSWAAG undertake extensive archaeological and historical surveys in Swaledale & Arkengarthdale. They also offer regular walks and talks
Tatham History SocietyThe Society's aim is to research the history of the parish and neighbourhood of Tatham in Lancashire, to organise educational events, and to publish materials, both in print and on the web.
Upper Wharfedale Heritage Group As well as providing a varied programme of talks & walks the UWHG also has a very active programme of fieldwork in and around Upper Wharfedale
Yorkshire CD BooksComputer Searchable CD rom versions of old and rare Yorkshire books
York Community ArchaeologyA useful resource for Community Archaeology groups in and around York, but also a wealth of related information for all.
Yorkshire Archaeological Society The YAS has extensive archive & library facilities, its special interest groups arrange their own lecture programme, excursions and field work.
Yorkshire Dales Landscape Research TrustConducts field work and runs a variety of courses, in the Craven area
YDNPA Historic Environment Record The HER (formerly Sites & Monuments Records) aims to be the most comprehensive list of information about the historic environment in the Yorkshire Dales

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