SEAHA Centre for Doctoral Training


Richard Higham

PhD student, University of Brighton

Project Title 

Evaluating evaluating trenching in archaeological projects

Background & Summary of Project

I previously worked as commercial archaeologist on site. My project will assess the usefulness and limitations of archaeological evaluation trenching in different environment types. Then I aim to develop better strategies of evaluation trenching.



Higham, R., & Carey, C. ‘The Durrington Walls Sarsen Burial relocated and reconsidered’, Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (2019) 112: 74-84.

Carey, C. & Higham, R., Multiple identities in the Beaker period: interpreting inhumations out of the Beaker spotlight in southern England’, Archaeological Journal.