Essays, Publications & Archaeological Research

Essays & Publications about Historic Gloucester

On this page, we’re pleased to provide links to various research articles from members and friends of the Gloucester Civic Trust with their permission.



Essay submission – If you have an essay on the history of Gloucester that you would like people to access from this website, please contact Gloucester Civic Trust for more information.



Publications available to download in PDF format

Historic Gloucester (1.5Mb)

The Port of Gloucester (1.2Mb)

Sainsbury Mural – Hare Lane, Gloucester. Images from Gloucester’s History – (288Kb)

Sculpture in the City of Gloucester – Town Trail 2 – (228Kb)

Archaeological research



Use the links below to find out about archaeological research in area


Fortress to Gaol: the Archaeology of the former HMP Gloucester


Roman military finds off Denmark Road


Archaeology in Blackfriars area