MID CORNWALL HISTORY HUNTERS
members will hold a current membership of the NCMD/FID, These will be shown to
the club secretary upon joining and annually when renewal is due.
members will be admitted to the club on a 6 month trial basis.
members will be expected to attend 80% of club meetings and 60% of scheduled
club digs. (unless there are exceptional circumstances)
will be reviewed on 1st April each year and members who have failed
to meet the minimum requirement (as in 3. above) will be excluded from the club
of the Mid Cornwall History Hunters will be open to all members of the public
interested in metal detecting as a hobby and who are willing to both, support
the interests of the club by keeping to its rules and make the payment of the
current membership fee (non-refundable),
that when you are out with your metal detector you are an ambassador for our
hobby and club. Do nothing that might give the club a bad name.
memberships will run from the 1st April to 31st March
with an annual fee of E15 (as at 1.4.2017)
search fees shall be £5 per member unless stated otherwise and payable on the day of the
search. Guest can attend club digs at £10 with a maximum attendance of 8 digs
found on Club digs are the property of the landowner who will have first
refusal on any item found,
found on Club digs must be displayed on the finds table', properly recorded and, where
appropriate, submitted to the FLO for recording purposes.
- In the
event of a 'hoard' being found, the following will apply:
Landowner will receive 50% of the value.
Remaining 50% to be divided
between members present on the dig at the time of the find.
- Do not trespass. Obtain permission before
venturing on to any land.
the Country Code, leave gates and property as you find them and do not damage
crops, frighten animals or disturb nesting birds.
the site, do not leave a mess or an unsafe surface for those who may fallow.
Always re-fill your holes, do not leave unwanted finds in your hole remove them
from the field,
you discover any live ammunition or any lethal abject such as an unexploded
bomb or mine, do not disturb it. Mark the site carefu Iy and report the find to
the local police and landowner.
- Help keep Britain tidy. Safely dispose of refuse
you come across.
- Report any dead or injured livestock to your
- Remember it is illegal for anyone to use a metal
detector on a designated area (e.g. scheduled archaeological site, SSSI, or
Ministry of Defence property) without permission from the appropriate authority.
yourself with the Treasure Act 1996
- Report all finds assumed older than 300
years to the local F.L.O.
- Never miss
an opportunity to explain your hobby to anyone who asks about it, you never
know, it may lead to new permissions.
- All club obtained land will only be detected on
via an organized club search and at no other times.
- Officers of the club, Chairman, secretary and
treasurer shall be elected at the ACM