Hertfordshire Archaeology and History

Hertfordshire Archaeology and History journal, Volume 18 (2016-2019)


Our Society combines with the East Hertfordshire Archaeology Society to publish a scholarly journal of record for archaeology in the county. Reflecting an increase in history contributions, the journal is now known as Hertfordshire Archaeology and History.

You can find out more about the evolution of the journal and see a list of contents in past copies by following the link below. Copies of past volumes can be found in the Society’s library and in the main public library in St Albans, as well as Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies at County Hall in Hertford.

Volume 18

The latest volume was published in February 2021, containing the following articles:

  1. Clive Partridge (an obituary) – Gilbert Burleigh
  2. Excavations along the M25: Prehistoric, Roman and Medieval Activity between Maple Cross and South Mimms, Hertfordshire – Cynthia Poole, Kate Brady, Edward Biddulph and Steve Lawrence
  3. Watching Brief and Strip, Map and Sample Investigations at Roundwood Park School, Harpenden – Anna Wolf
  4. Late Iron Age/Early Roman Ditches and a Late Saxon Chalk Pit/Mine at Marriott Lonsdale School, Stevenage – Jonathan Hunn
  5. A Saxo-Norman Burial at St John the Baptist’s Church, Widford – Ben Barker, Patrick Allen, Gordon Cook & Philip Naysmith
  6. The Medieval Cemetery of St James’s Church and the Hospital of St John the Baptist: Archaeological Investigations at 300 High Street, Berkhamsted – Shane Maher & James Langthorne with Jonathan Butler
  7. Watching Brief at the Former Berkhamsted Police Station and Library, Berkhamsted – Stuart Joyce
  8. Hospital, Farmstead, New Lodge: the Archaeology at Towns End, Bank Mill Lane, Berkhamsted – Les Capon
  9. A 15th Century Domestic Residence and Late Medieval Coaching Inn with 16th Century Wall Paintings at 105 High Street, Hoddesdon – Amir Bassir
  10. St Albans Abbey and the People of St Albans: from the Conquest to Dissolution – James G Clark
  11. Archaeological Investigations on the Site of the Former County Gaol, Baker Street, Hertford – Peter Boyer
  12. Addendum to article in Herfordshire Archaeology and History  Volume 14 (2004-2005), ‘Town Houses Designed for Entertainment’, by G P McSweeney and J T Smith
  13. Review of Archaeological Projects in Hertfordshire 2013-14 – Simon Wood
  14. Review: The Buildings of England – Hertfordshire, by James Bettley, Nikolaus Pevsner and Bridget Cherry – 2019 – Francesca Weal

Volume 17

HAH journal, Volume 17 (2009-2015)

A limited number of copies of Volume 17 are still available,  containing the following articles:

  1. Two Prehistoric Axes from Welwyn Garden City – Keith J Fitzpatrick Matthews
  2. A Late Bronze Age & Medieval site at Stocks Golf Course, Aldbury – Jonathan Hunn
  3. A Middle Iron Age Roundhouse and later Remains at Manor Estate, Apsley – Alexandra Grassam
  4. A Middle Iron Age Settlement at Balls Park, Hertford – Pip Stone
  5. Excavation at Thorley Park, Bishop’s Stortford, 1983-4 – W J Wright
  6. Sarratt and the Celts – Andrew Breeze
  7. A Coin from Colney Heath and Links to the Byzantine Empire – Simon West
  8. An Archaeological Watching Brief and Excavation at the Former Council Depot, Mill Road, Hertford – Peter Boyer
  9. Excavation of a Medieval Pottery Kiln to the rear of 93-98 Bancroft, Hitchin – Helen Ashworth
  10. Gardy-loo! A History of Sanitation in St Albans – Alison Turner-Rugg
  11. Balls Park, a Seventeenth Century Mansion Revisited – Lee Prosser & Tansy Collins
  12. Building recording of the Old Rectory, King Edward’s Place, Wheathampstead – Tansy Collins, Lee Prosser & Kate Higgs
  13. Building recording of a barn at Rotten Row, Furneux Pelham – Lee Prosser, Lisa Smith & Kathren Henry
  14. Building recording of the Swan Public House, Watling Street, Park Street, St Albans – Amy Williamson & Lee Prosser
  15. Review of Archaeological Projects in Hertfordshire, 2009-12 – Isobel Thompson
  16. Review: ‘A dated type-series of London medieval pottery: part 5. Shelly-sandy ware and the greyware industries’, by Lyn Blackmore and Jacqueline Pearce, 2010 – Alison Turner-Rugg

How to buy Hertfordshire Archaeology and History

To buy copies of Volume 18 and/or 17 of Hertfordshire Archaeology and History or take out a subscription, please email hertsarch@stalbanshistory.org.

The journals are priced at £20 for volume 18 and £15 for volume 17, but members may buy one copy of each volume for £5 each. Postage & packing will be £3.25 per copy within the UK. However, free delivery is available in St Albans – simply include details of your address in your email. For the time being, it is not possible to collect the journal yourself.

The account details for advance payment by bank transfer are:
Name: Herts Archaeology
Sort Code: 30 97 25
Account number: 00978485
Reference: the volume number followed by your initial and surname, or company name where appropriate