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Dr Stuart Prior

Dr Stuart Prior

Dr Stuart Prior
HND (Bournemouth), BA(Bristol), MA(Bristol), PhD(Bristol)

UCU Health and Safety Officer
Senior Teaching Fellow in Archaeological Practice

Area of research

Medieval Archaeology, Castle Studies & Archaeological Practice

3rd Floor,
Senate House, Tyndall Avenue BS8 1TH
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43 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1UU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 1197

Research summary

My research focuses primarily on Early Medieval and Medieval Archaeology and Castle Studies, whilst my teaching focuses mainly on Archaeological Practice and Landscape Archaeology. I also have research interests in Ancient Technology, Warfare and Experimental Archaeology, and a professional interest in Archaeological Health and Safety and Professional Practice.

I am currently conducting research on the Archaeology of the Anarchy Period for a publication examining the castles and structures surviving from one of the darkest chapters in English history, the first English Civil War, which occurred between 1139 and 1153 AD.

Since 2005, I have been Co-Director of the Berkeley Castle Project ...

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Biography

Specialist in Early Medieval & Medieval Archaeology, Castle Studies and Archaeological Practice.

 

Qualifications & Relevant Experience:

2010-to date: Senior Teaching Fellow in Archaeological Practice - Uni. of Bristol

2006-2010: Teaching Fellow in Archaeological Practice - Uni. of Bristol

1996-2005: Professional Field Archaeologist, Researcher & Archivist (Contract Archaeology)

2000-2004: Ph.D. Archaeology - Uni. of Bristol (Title: ‘Winning Strategies: An archaeological study of Norman castles in the landscapes of Somerset, Monmouthshire and Co. Meath, 1066-1186’)

1999-2000: M.A. (Commendation) Landscape Archaeology - Uni. of Bristol

1997-1999: B.A. (First Class Honours) Archaeology - Uni. of Bristol

1995-1997: H.N.D. (Distinction) Practical Field Archaeology - Bournemouth ...

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Selected publications

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Recent publications

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