School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Staff Profile

Richard Carlton

Visiting Fellow in Archaeology


Professional archaeologist with wide interest and involvement in multi-period archaeology of Northern England (see publications list) - using a range of fieldwork techniques and oral history - and European research interests focussing on the archaeology of the Ottoman-Austrian borderlands of Bosnia-Croatia, and modern pottery production in the Western Balkans. 




Pottery research including a continuing long-term ethnoarchaeological study of pottery-making in the Western Balkans 

Multi-period archaeological research in Northumberland using desk top study, survey and excavation, on subjects including historic buildings, Roman military and medieval ecclesiastical sites, and a long-term study of erosion damage at Harehaugh iron age hill-fort.

Oral History in Northumberland

Community Archaeology - including the preperation of over 40 detailed village histories for, and with teh participation of, communities in Northumberland, North Yorkshire and East Durham









Guest lecturer within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology in 'Pottery studies' and 'Managing Archaeological Projects'.