We are planning a number of testpit excavations in the Norton area in order to further our knowledge of the origins and growth of the village. For further details contact Mick James.
Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews (NHDC Archaeology Officer and also our Dig Director) has trained interested volunteers in the techniques of Field Survey. Two groups have been established under the leadership of Greg Ford and Tony Driscoll. For instructions on how surveys are carried out please refer to the website. The aim of these survey groups is to look at a number of locations within Norton to provide input into our 5 year plan activities. Contact Mick James.
We have recently purchased our own Geophysics equipment and have trained a number of people in its use. There will be a number of survey activities scheduled for the next 12 months. For further info and details of how you can become involved please contact Pauline Gimson.
We have a rolling programme of finds processing which takes place at The Wilbury Resource Centre most Tuesdays. For further info and details of how you can become involved please contact our Archaeological Projects Officer Mick James.
David Croft is leading the ‘History Group’. They are embarking upon a project to document /translate the Manorial Rolls of Norton, which cover the period 1244 to 1916.
For further details of how you could become involved in the group, please contact David.