University of Leicester Archaeological Services

Andrew Hyam BSc MA

Senior Supervisor

Andy Hyam in a hard

Andrew is a Senior Supervisor at ULAS with over 20 years of archaeological experience. He is a buildings specialist who undertakes all levels of historic building assessments and surveys to Historic England standards.

Andrew has a BSc in Archaeology and MA in Archaeology and Heritage Management, and a Certificate in Architectural History, all from the University of Leicester. He joined ULAS in 2001. He has worked on a wide range of projects ranging from the Prehistoric to post-medieval in date. Historic Building surveys form a major part of his role with buildings ranging from individual dwellings up to large industrial structures, agricultural sites and hospitals. Walkover landscape surveys also form a regular part of his role. Andrew has extensive experience of supervising on various research projects in the UK and abroad (notably medieval settlement at Wallingford, Oxfordshire, the Iron Age Hillfort at Burrough Hill, Leicestershire, and Ancient Akrotiri Project, Cyprus). He is also involved in a number of archaeological outreach activities with the public, school groups and with local archaeological groups, including interpretation of 15th-century arms and armour as part of the Richard III project.

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