Andrew Hutcheson

Research Fellow, Centre for Archaeology & Heritage

Andrew Hutcheson BSc, Phd (Univ East Anglia 2010) is an archaeologist specialising in state formation and the role of institutions in the growth of complexity. He also holds a particular interest in cultural heritage and its relationship with natural heritage. Andrew is President of the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society and a board member of the East Anglian Archaeology Monograph Series. He was Environment Manager at Norfolk County Council between 2013 and 2019. Throughout much of his career he has managed diverse teams and designed multi-disciplinary projects, recently including, Norfolk’s 25 Year Environment Plan, Greenways – Recycling Norfolk’s Disused Railways, Coastal Treasures, Norfolk’s Access Improvement Plan, Marriott’s Way Heritage Trail, and Pushing Ahead. Andrew is working on several research projects for the Centre for Archaeology & Heritage including: Nara to Norwich: arrivals of belief at the extremities of the Silk Roads 500-1000Divergent Heritages: UNESCO and the cultural heritage of landscapes in the UK compared with Japan, Global Perspectives on British Archaeology II. He is also developing a project comparing the Yayoi Period in Japan with Iron Age Britain.

Selected publications


Journal Papers and Book Chapters

  • Gill, D.W.G. and Hutcheson, A.R.J. forthcoming ‘Defining the Heritage Assets of East Anglia’ in S. Kaner (ed.) Cultural Heritage in Japan, Archaeopress.
  • Hutcheson, A.R.J. and Andrews, P. (2009), ‘Chapter 4. A Late Bronze Age, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Settlement Site at Manston Road, Ramsgate’, in Andrews, P., Egging Dinwiddy, K., Ellis, C., Hutcheson, A.R.J., Phillpotts, C., Powell, A.B., and Schuster, J., Kentish Sites and Sites of Kent: a miscellany of four archaeological sites (Salisbury, Wessex Archaeological Monograph 24).
  • Hutcheson, A. R. J. (2006) ‘The Origins of King’s Lynn? Control of Wealth on the Wash prior to the Norman Conquest’, Medieval Archaeology, Volume 50, p.71-104.
  • Hutcheson, A.R.J. and Andrews, P. (2002), ‘Excavations at the County Hotel, Taunton, 1995-6’, Somerset Archaeology and Natural History 144, p.139-163.
  • Hutcheson, A.R.J.(1997) ‘Native or Roman? Ironwork hoards in Roman Britain’, in K. Meadows, C. Lemke and J. Heron (eds.), TRAC 96: Proceedingsof the Sixth Annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, Oxford, 65–72.

Areas of supervision

    • Later Prehistoric Japan, comparative archaeology, the archaeology of money, materiality and mind, or Cultural Heritage – particularly of landscapes, rural or urban.

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