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Professor Oliver Creighton

Professor of Archaeology


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Telephone: 01392 724397

Oliver Creighton is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Exeter. Prof. Creighton's research and publications focus primarily on the archaeology of later medieval Britain and Europe (for a list of key books, book chapters and articles, click the ‘Publications’ tab below). Oliver’s work has a strong interdisciplinary dimension and he has a particular interest in medieval elite culture, buildings and landscapes. He has published widely on medieval castles and their wider social and landscape contexts, as well as other fortifications, including town and city walls. Oliver is also interested in the archaeology and history of designed landscapes, towns and townscapes, and in conflict archaeology and medieval warfare.