Lynne ROY BA (Hons) MSC MCIFA FSA Scot

Project Manger (Consultancy/GEOARCHAEOLOGY)

Lynne Roy

Lynne joined AOC Archaeology Group in 2004 rising to consultancy team manager in 2010. During this time she was responsible for the management of the Consultancy Sector and undertaking and production of Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Impact assessments, desk-based assessments and heritage audits throughout the UK as well as undertaking numerous geoarchaeological projects. From 2011-2014 Lynne worked with AOC on a project-specific basis and returned to the company as permanent staff member in 2014.

Lynne specialises in Environmental Impact Assessment and has prepared the ES Chapters for over 25 wind farm schemes in Britain as well as numerous large scale urban and rural developments. Lynne is experienced in all aspects of archival, documentary and cartographic research, and in the development and negotiation of heritage solutions for large complex development proposals. Lynne also has experience at Public Inquiry and has prepared Statements of Appeal and associated Rebuttals.

In addition to her work in the consultancy sector Lynne also has an interest in geoarchaeology and regularly conducts geoarchaeological work for the company including soil micromorphological analysis.


Roy, L forthcoming Micromorphology In Cavers, G and Crone A A Lake Dwelling in its Landscape  Iron Age Settlement at Cults Loch, Castle Kennedy, Dumfries & Galloway, Oxbow Books

Roy, L 2016 Micromorphological analysis of the buried soil In Crone A and Hindmarch, E Living and Dying at Auldhame The Excavation of an Anglian Monastic Settlement and Medieval Parish Church. Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 125-126

Cavers, G, Crone, A, Engl, R, Fouracre, L, Hunter, F, Robertson, R and Thoms, J 2011 ‘Refining Chronological Resolution in Iron Age Scotland: Excavation at Dorman’s Island Crannog, Dumfries and Galloway. Journal of Wetland Archaeology 10, 71-108

Cook, M, Fouracre, L and Haggerty, G 2009 A Glasgow Pottery Revealed? History Scotland

Fouracre, L 2007  Soil Micromorphology In Toolis, R and Sproat, D The Transformation of an early post-medieval town into a major modern city: exaction and survey of the Waverley Vaults, New Street, Edinburgh. Post Medieval Archaeology 4(1) 155-179

Fouracre, L 2007 Soil Micromorphology In Toolis R Intermittent occupation and forced abandonment: excavation of an Iron Age promontory fort at Carghidown, Dumfries & Galloway. Proceedings Society Antiquaries 137, 294-6

Key Projects

Planning Inquiry Work (2007-): 

Matlock Moor Derbyshire; Forfar Local Plan Appeal

Management and production of archaeological environmental impact assessments for wind farm developments (2005-present):

Viking Energy, Shetland; Lenchwick, Worcestershire; Queniborough, Leicestershire, Flimby, Cumbria; Sober Hill, East Yorkshire; Burn of Whilk, Highland; Meikle Carewe Aberdeenshire; Drone Hill, Scottish Borders; Crook Hill Greater Manchester; Reaps Moss, Lancashire: Achany, Highland

Production of archaeological environmental impact assessments for large scale rural and
urban developments (2005-present):

Hyndford Quarry, Lanarkshire; Cody Park, Hampshire; Easter Happrew, Scottish Borders; Royal Ordnance Factory Chorley; Royal Ordnance Factory Bishopton; Elgin and Forres Flood Alleviation Scheme

Production of desk-based assessments for submission with planning applications (2004- present):

Maryhill Locks, Glasgow; Scotland Street Glasgow; the Pleasance, Edinburgh; Coishletter, Isle of Skye; Linlathen, Dundee

Production and Management of Heritage Audits (2005-2009):

Early Medieval Sculpture in Scotland; Audit of the Cairngorms National Park