Michael Heaton has worked in archaeology and related fields since the early 1980s. He provides professional and technical assistance for projects affecting archaeological sites, historic buildings and landscapes, for private, commercial and institutional clients. He specialises in the analytical survey and assessment of historic buildings and is a Blue Badge Tourist Guide.

He is qualified in Archaeological Science, Building Conservation, Building Surveying and Architectural History and is a Member (MCIfA) of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, a Member (IHBC) of the Institute for Historic Building Conservation and a Member of the Institute of Tourist Guiding (MITG).

In addition to descriptive reports, he has published methodological and theoretical analyses, some of which are available through Academia.com.

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