University of Leicester Archaeological Services

Leon Hunt BA

Senior Supervisor

Leon Hunt holding a spade at a dig

Leon is a Senior Supervisor at ULAS with 15 years archaeological experience on a range of sites in the East Midlands. He undertakes desk-based analysis, and has a particular expertise in archive research and the interpretation of historical documents and aerial photographs, and map regression.

Leon gained his degree at University of Nottingham, before joining ULAS in 2003. He has undertaken many kinds of archaeological fieldwork, mainly in rural contexts. Of particular note is a Neolithic settlement of national importance (Rothley Lodge Farm, Leics), an Iron Age and Romano-British site (Swarkestone, Derbs), and supervising on the Richard III project. Leon’s main specialism is desk-based assessments, he has carried out over 250 reports.

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