Kevin Paton BA (Hons) MA (Hons) PCIfA

Project Officer (Fieldwork)

Kevin PatonUpon graduating from the University of Glasgow in 2007, Kevin has worked on a wide variety of sites throughout the UK. He has a wide experience of fieldwork on all types of archaeological site, with a particular knowledge of the post-medieval archaeology of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Kevin has worked for AOC Archaeology since 2010 presiding over excavations at a post medieval pottery and Georgian barracks at Gallowgate, Glasgow as well as excavations at Leith Fort and part of the 1560 Siege of Leith at West Bowling Green Street, Leith. Kevin also has a lot of experience on community projects, including the excavations at Leith Fort, excavations of a post medieval long house at Loch Buidh, Caithness and excavations at two burial cairns near Thrumster, Caithness, as well as supervising at open days at Niddrie Burn and Lochrin Basin, Edinburgh.

Selected Publications

Paton, K. 2015 (forthcoming)     ‘The excavation of an 18th century pottery at Gallowgate, Glasgow’ Scottish Archaeological Journal

Paton, K. 2015/2016 (forthcoming)     ‘The 1560 fortifications and siege of Leith: archaeological evidence for a new transcription of the cartographic evidence’ Post medieval Archaeology

Paton, K. 2016 (forthcoming)      ‘Leith Fort Rediscovered’ Scottish Archaeological Journal