Alistair Barclay

Senior Research Manager

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Alistair joined Wessex Archaeology in 2006 and leads the Finds and Reporting team encompassing all aspects of post-excavation analysis including radiocarbon dating.  His area of expertise covers the design and management of analysis and publication programmes and his research interests include prehistoric pottery, early prehistoric chronology, monuments and the Neolithic of the Thames Valley. He is currently managing the post-excavation programmes for Amesbury (Boscombe Down) and Kingsmead Quarry, Horton. He has co-authored several major excavation reports including Barrow Hills, Radley and the Drayton Cursus, Oxfordshire.

Alistair is currently involved in The Times of Their Lives Project, a major five year international research project (a collaboration between the University of Cardiff and English Heritage and funded by the European Research Council) to develop more precise chronologies for Neolithic civilisations across Europe . He is a research fellow at the University of Cardiff and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. He is an expert on the early prehistory of the Thames Valley and has a PhD from the University of Reading.
Alistair has over 25 years' experience of professional archaeology and prior to joining Wessex he held the post of Head of Publications at Oxford Archaeology.

Contact Details

Wessex Archaeology
Portway House
Old Sarum Park
Phone: 03303 133484