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Interpreting your past for the future

“We are passionate about history, memories, objects, places, buildings, archaeology and the rich history of the landscape."

2022 WINNER -  Artefact-it Ltd

Best in Digital Interactive Services 2022

Awarded by Corporate LiveWire Awards.


See our latest film on the history of timber buidings.


Learn more about timber-framed buildings during the Medieval period -


Follow the story of Weymouth during WW2  and how the residents pulled together to survive the bombing of Chapelhay.

Artefact It Limited has been awarded;

Nationwide Heritage Consultancy of the Year 2021

2021 - Dendro Project

This project will focus on investigating Medieval timber-framed buildings in Newent, Tewkesbury and Gloucester, to help further understand the development of these building styles in a city, town and rural environment.

2020 - Porthleven

The Community project will create a documentary telling the story of Porthleven from the origins of the harbour, boat building, net making, fishing, storms and wrecks and the history of the coastguard services.


Looking Back

We have been fortunate enough to work on a number of fascinating projects, including a Minster church and a Trinitarian priory. 

Using archaeological fieldwork, written sources and cross referencing, we were able to re-create what we think these sites may have once looked like.

The Trinitarian priory

The Minster Church

2019 Rural Crafts Project

Bee Keeping


2019 The Harnham Water Meadows Project

'Promoting, recording and conserving the rural crafts of South Wiltshire. This rural heritage is of national importance and is relevant to our community today, as it can stimulate the economy, help the environment, enrich lives and contribute to a positive message of well-being for the community and beyond'.

2018 Hook History Society

Working with the Hook History Society to create an interactve resource for the local community.

Watch Mark Corney talk about Round houses

Go to www.teachingtopics.co.uk

Test pit dig - 2017/2018

We have been working with a local history society who have been digging test pits in and around their village to establish the earliest known origins and pattern of occupation. The project has also involved looking at an earlier settlement and earlier manor and church to the south of the current village. The garden test pits have unearthed pottery from as early as the Roman period, through to post medieval and have involved the local school as well as young adults from Fairfield Farm College. The results and interpretation will soon be available on their new society website.

Keep checking back -  to see what's been found

 WW1 Project - Working with a Wiltshire History Group - to produce a WW1 educational interactive.

Discovering carpenters marks on a 16th century building.