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Mr Richard Annis

Senior Archaeologist


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Senior Archaeologist in the Department of Archaeology +44 (0) 191 33 41121


Richard BA MIFA FSA has worked on a wide variety of archaeological projects throughout the north-east of England, and in Cumbria, Humberside, Yorkshire and Gloucestershire, in the past 30 years.  He has extensive experience of development- and management-related work, including survey, excavation and desk-based projects.  Richard’s specialist interests include the archaeology of buildings; he has studied structures ranging in size and complexity from castles to cow byres.  He has taught adult education, undergraduate and postgraduate groups and regularly speaks on archaeology to a wide range of audiences.  Richard has written numerous reports for commercial clients, and for local and national journals, and co-authored monographs on Carlisle Castle and the A66 Archaeology Project.  He is a member of the  Institute of Field Archaeologists and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

Research groups

  • Heritage Partnerships
  • Northern Communities

Research Projects

  • Seaham Church Recording Project