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Our archaeology funding programme

The Archaeology Funding Programme operates under section 45 of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979.  Its main purpose is to mitigate destruction of archaeological sites (including buildings) and landscapes through the funding of projects involving survey, excavation, advice, training and education.

Work is commissioned on a commercial basis or (wherever possible) by grants to bodies such as universities or heritage trusts.

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