Heritage

Metal Detecting Club

Swansea

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The Heritage Metal Detecting Club (Swansea) was started on the 1st. January. 2014. by a group of like minded enthusiasts. We currently have 58 members.


We meet alternate Thursdays at the Fords Sports and Social Club. 815 Llangyfelach Road. Treboeth. Swansea. SA59AX.


Club Membership fees are Senior Member £15.pa. Junior Member £10.pa.

Non Detecting Social Member £7.pa. There is no joining fee.


The Club is affiliated to the National Council for Metal Detecting and a proportion

of the membership fee goes towards this affiliation and Civil Liability Insurance.


We hold regular Detecting Days out as a Club, usually on a Sunday, visiting farms

from as far East as Cowbridge to as far West as St. Clears. We refer to these days out as 'Rallies'. There is a £5 rally fee payable, which goes to the landowner.


Club Members support the Portable Antiquities Scheme by submitting all finds over 300years old for evaluation and recording at the National Museum of Wales. These

items are then returned to the Finder - Unless the item is deemed to be Treasure under

the Treasure Act 1996, as amended, where, in brief, the item is valued by an Independent Committee at the British Museum and any money awarded is usually

shared 50-50 between the finder and Land Owner..


The Club has a forum which is only accessible to paid up members.

Contact details are available on the Forum Home Page at http://heritagemdcswansea.createaforum.com/