Neil Stuart Griffin

Research Interests

  • The archaeology, landscape and historic environment of Lewes, East Sussex

Professional Skills

  • Archaeological Project Management
  • Geophysical survey


  • 1998 - BSc (Hons) Archaeology - Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
  • 1995 - Certificate in Practical Archaeology, University of Sussex.

Membership of Learned Societies and Professional Recognition

  • Associate Member, Institute of Field Archaeologists

Career Summary

  • 2005 to present - Project Manager, Archaeology South-East.
  • 2000 - 2005 - Field Officer, Archaeology South-East.
  • 1998 - 2000 - Assistant Field Officer, Archaeology South-East.

Key Projects

  • Medieval urban settlement in Lewes, Sussex: Excavation of complex urban sites in Lewes (including St John Street, and Lewes House Library) permitting the study of Saxon and later Medieval urban morphology and settlement change.
  • Bolnore Village, Haywards Heath, W. Sussex: Excavation of Late Iron Age/Early Roman hilltop enclosure.
  • Ouse Estuary Project, Newhaven, E. Sussex: Excavation of a large medieval saltern on the flood plain of the River Ouse.
  • Taylor’s Garage, Wye, Kent: Excavation of medieval and post-medieval settlement evidence within the historic core of the town.
  • Damhead Creek Power Station, Hoo Peninsula, Kent: Excavation of a multiperiod site, including evidence of Bronze Age salt working and Roman pottery production.
  • Roundstone Lane, Angmering, W. Sussex: Excavation of a Bronze Age cremation cemetery, contemporary field system and a Romano-British farmstead.
  • Griffin, N. forthcoming. Archaeological Investigations at Roundstone Lane, Angmering, West Sussex, 2001. South Coast Monograph Series.
  • Griffin, N. 2005. Roman and Medieval Remains in Middleton-on-Sea: Excavations at Nalgo Lodge, 2000. Sussex Archaeological Collections 143, 151-172.
  • Griffin, N. 2005. ‘Site of new Lewes Library’ Sussex Past and Present. 106,
  • Griffin, N. James, R. & Butler, C. 2004. ‘The London-Portslade Roman road and prehistoric activity at Haywards Heath’ Sussex Archaeological Collections 142, 139-144.
  • Griffin, N. 2002. ‘Life and Death at Angmering’ Sussex Past and Present. 102, 3-4.
  • Griffin, N. 2000, ‘Fired Clay’ in C. Butler, Saxon Settlement and Earlier Remains at Friars Oak, Hassocks, West Sussex, BAR British Series 295, 39-40.

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