Protecting Norfolk’s history for people to enjoy everyday

We work with local communities to save Norfolk’s irreplaceable historic sites and to share them with everyone.

St Benet’s Abbey gatehouse and the mill from the ponds. Photograph: Nick Stone.

About NAT

NAT is a local conservation charity which aims to protect Norfolk’s significant archaeological or historic sites at risk. We take monuments into our care, repair them, provide interpretation, and open them for everyone to enjoy.

We actively engage with local communities so that they can be involved in the future conservation of the sites that they treasure.

We rely on grants and donations to fund our work – looking after our heritage is an expensive business.

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Current and recent projects and campaigns

NAT’s work is guided by values of sustainability, action, accessibility and community. Explore here more detailed information about current and recent projects.

St Benet’s Abbey 1000 years!

Burgh Almanac

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Caistor St Edmund Roman Town. Photograph: Nick Stone.

News and events

News

Job vacancy: Director (0.6FTE)

Job vacancy: Director (0.6FTE)

Norfolk Archaeological Trust is seeking to appoint an energetic and motivated Director to lead implementation of its Strategic Plan and Business Plan in order to support its conservation aims, and to implement day-to-day management of the Trust’s ten archaeological...

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NAT’s Director to step down in January

NAT’s Director to step down in January

Norfolk Archaeological Trust’s Director for the past six years, Caroline Davison, will be stepping down from her role at the end of January 2021 to pursue her writing career. Her connection with NAT began in 2012 when she project managed the community engagement...

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Hidden stories and mysterious soundscapes in September

Hidden stories and mysterious soundscapes in September

Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,000 organisations, 5,500 events and 46,000 volunteers. This year’s festival, which starts on September 11, will be a bit different, due to Covid-19. As the organisers...

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Events

Hidden stories and mysterious soundscapes in September

Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,000 organisations, 5,500 events and 46,000 volunteers. This year’s festival, which starts on September 11, will be a bit different, due to Covid-19. As the organisers...

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Coronavirus update: guided tours and school visits cancelled

In light of the current coronavirus crisis Norfolk Archaeological Trust has taken the decision to cancel our volunteer-led guided tours and schools activities which were programmed to start at Burgh Castle Fort, Caistor Roman Town and St Benet’s Abbey at Easter. This...

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Burnham Norton Friary. Photograph: Nick Stone.