Steven Watt MA (Hons), MSc, FSA Scot


Steven WattSince graduating from the University of Glasgow, Steven has worked on a wide variety of archaeological sites throughout the UK. He has a wide experience of field projects, ranging from excavation of a prehistoric landscape to medieval urban archaeology. Since joining AOC in 2014, he has also assisted with conservation and post-excavation tasks including work following the fire at the Glasgow School of Art. He has managed and conducted several watching briefs, including sites in Leith and Currie where industrial archaeological remains were identified as well as on rural sites. During his time at the University of Glasgow, Steven participated in the excavations as part of the SERF project as well as various community and experimental projects such as Burning the Circle. Steven has also been the recipient of a grant from the Leonardo Da Vinci fund to attend a prehistoric excavation in Slovakia.

Key Projects

2011- 3        SERF Project: Excavations at Castle Craig, Forteviot, Leadketty Farm 

2012           Šahy, Slovakia: Excavation of a Bronze Age settlement as part of a EU funded excavation 

2013           Burning the Circle: Three day event of erecting a timber circle and other Bronze Age activities on Arran 

2014           Glasgow School of Art: Recording of materials damaged during fire for conservation 

2015           Burn of Whilk: Walkover survey in an area of prehistoric ritual and occupation sites 

2015           Glossop: Excavation of mill site 

2015           Strathallan: Watching brief in grounds of Strathallan Castle uncovering prehistoric settlelent remains 

2015           Greenan, Ayr: Monitored topsoil strip uncovering complex prehistoric landscape incl. settlements 

2015           Kinleith Mill: Watching brief uncovering the remains of paper mill in Currie, Edinburgh