The Architectural Heritage Fund

The Architectural Heritage Fund is a registered charity founded in 1976 to promote the conservation of historic buildings in the UK.  It is an important source of grant funding.

Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society

A charity responsible for Promoting the study of the history and archaeology of Bristol and Gloucestershire and encouraging the conservation of the historic environment.

Bristol Buildings Preservation Trust

Bristol-based Buildings Preservation Trust.

Dean Heritage Centre

Museum and educational centre that protects and preserves the unique history and heritage of the beautiful Forest of Dean.

Forest of Dean Local History Society

Our local history society and publisher of the well-regarded New Regard.

Foresters’ Forest

Heritage Lottery Funded Landscape Partnership programme, which aims to raise awareness and participation in the built, natural and cultural heritage that makes our Forest special.

Funding Central

A free resource for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. It lists funding and finance opportunities, and includes a wealth of tools and info enabling organisations to develop a sustainable income strategy.

Funds for Historic Buildings

A comprehensive guide to funding for anyone seeking to repair, restore or convert for a new use any historic building in the UK which is listed, scheduled or in a conservation area and of acknowledged historic merit.

Gloucestershire Archaeology

Amateur archaeology society focusing on the archaeology and history of Gloucestershire. Online editions of Glevensis can be viewed.

Gloucestershire Archives

The historic archive service for Gloucestershire.

Gloucestershire County Council Historic Environment Record

The historic environment record of archaeological and historical data for Gloucestershire.

Gloucestershire Environmental Trust

Gloucestershire Environmental Trust provides grants from funds generated by the Landfill Communities Fund for the benefit of Gloucestershire, its people and its environment.

Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

A charity that supports Gloucestershire's church buildings, helping to keep them alive as places of worship, active centres of community life and landmarks of our architectural heritage.

Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology

A county wide society focussing on past technology and industry. Organises lectures and publishes an annual journal that is available on line.

The Heritage Funding Directory

Managed by The Heritage Alliance, the Directory is a free, easy to use guide to potential sources of support, financial and otherwise, for anyone seeking to undertake projects related to the heritage of the United Kingdom.

Heritage Trust Network

A charity that advocates for the historic environment and provides support and advice to heritage groups such as buildings preservation trusts.

Historic England Forest of Dean National Mapping Programme project

Online 2006 report from the joint English Heritage and Gloucestershire County Council aerial photographic survey of the Forest of Dean.

Historical Metallurgy Society

A British based society with an international membership. Focus ranges from prehistory to present. Publishes the journal Historical Metallurgy and organises symposia and conferences.

Know Your Place: Gloucestershire

Online historic environment mapping showing all of the designated and registered sites in the Forest of Dean, together with their historic environment record entries.

South West Archaeological Research Framework

This is the key document summarising the state of academic knowledge for the archaeology of SW England, together with research gaps and research themes and objectives.

Victoria County History: Gloucestershire.

A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 5, Bledisloe Hundred, St. Briavels Hundred, the Forest of Dean

Online version of this important historical volume for the Forest of Dean.




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