Welcome to Tempus Metal Detecting, Archaeology

& Historical Research

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Tempus Metal Detecting club were formed to offer Metal Detecting and Archaeology enthusiasts who wish to pursue their hobby of finding interesting historical objects.We share an interest in history and like to meet and discuss our finds and experiences


Tempus hold monthly meetings to organise future digs and discuss sites, finds, history and other areas of particular interest. These meetings are held at the Church House Pub in Buglawton, Congleton, Cheshire.


Tempus currently have available spaces for membership. Interested individuals can contact us on the contacts page of this site to apply for membership.


As well as some members having many years experience in the field, We also utilise the skills of members who are historians and accredited archaeologists. We also to have 4 Members who have recovered items that have been classed as hoards. Their input in the forming and future success of Tempus is invaluable.


Members are also members of either the Federation of Independant detectorists (FID) or the National Council for Metal Detecting (NCMD).


This covers individual members with civil liabilty insurance via their membership to the FID or NCMD. Insurance cover details can be found on the websites of each organisation. As well as FIA or NCMD membership cards. Members will also carry insurance documents when on site.


Tempus offer a free service to landowners, organisations or individuals who would like their land surveyed. Tempus are also offer services in forensic matters to police or officialdoms. We also offer a free service to people who may have lost Jewellery, keys or other items.


Tempus are also proud sponsors of The Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine, a free publication available to view via a link on our homepage.


Several Tempus members also have CRB check accreditation if required by officialdoms.


All information relating to locations and individuals whom Tempus work for or alongside will remain confidential and all data protected from all but the relevant authorities.