Society of Antiquaries of London

The Society of Antiquaries of London (SAL) is a learned society "charged by its Royal Charter of 1751 with 'the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study and knowledge of the antiquities and history of this and other countries'."[2] It is based at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London (a building owned by the UK government), and is a registered charity.[3]

Entrance in the courtyard of Burlington House
The Society of Antiquaries of London at the University of London History Day, 2016
One of the rooms in the west wing used by the Society of Antiquaries

Society of Antiquaries of London
Formation1707 (royal charter: 1751)
TypeLearned society
Registration no.207237
Legal statusRegistered charity
PurposeHistorical and archaeological
HeadquartersBurlington House, London
ServicesResearch and publications, lectures and events, grant-giving, heritage conservation, and exhibitions
Membership (2017)
President (48th)
Martin Millett
General Secretary
John Lewis
Revenue (2020)

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