At a ceremony at the British Museum on 14 July, the 2014 British Archaeological Awards were presented by Loyd Grossman, Chair of The Heritage Alliance, Ed Vaizey, HM Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, and Dan Snow, President of the Council for British Archaeology.

The winners of the 2014 Awards are:



Bloomberg London, (MOLA) Museum of London Archaeology

Highly Commended

The Hungate Archaeological Project, York Archaeological Trust

Highly Commended

Tameside Archaeological Survey, Michael Nevell and John Walker



Scotland’s Coastal Heritage at Risk Project (SCHARP), The SCAPE Trust

Highly Commended

Jigsaw Cambridgeshire: Piecing Together Cambridgeshire’s Past, Oxfordshire Archaeology East and Cambridge County Council

Highly Commended

Dig Greater Manchester, Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford



Interpreting the English Village, Mick Aston and Chris Gerrard, Windgather Press, published by Oxbow Books

Highly Commended

Bosworth 1485, Glenn Foard and Anne Curry, Oxbow Books

Highly Commended

Star Carr: Life in Britain after the Ice Age, Nicky Milner, Barry Taylor, Chantal Conneller, Tim Schadla-Hall, published by Council for British Archaeology



New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors, a Lion Television and Medialab co-production for Channel 4

Highly Commended

The Post Hole, University of York

Highly Commended

Wemyss Caves 4D, Save the Wemyss Ancient Caves Society, The SCAPE Trust and the York Archaeological Trust


The SCAPE Trust with WildKnowledge / ShoreUPDATE (Scotland’s Coastal Heritage at Risk Project)

Highly Commended

Archwilio App, Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust, Dyfed Archaeological Trust, Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust, Gwynedd Archaeological Trust

Highly Commended

Time-lapse photography of forensic excavation, York Archaeological Trust Dickson Laboratory for Bio-Archaeology


Beatrice de Cardi OBE FBA FSA

The Awards launched the annual two-week Festival of Archaeology with over 1000 public events, many free, on offer across the UK.

View and download images from the ceremony, courtesy of Adam Stanford.

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