Dr Martin Tingle

Lithics Analyst

Following periods working for Wessex Archaeology which included a multi-period landscape survey based on the Berkshire Downs, Martin then completed a Ph.D at Reading University examining the prehistoric exploitation of the coastal flint outcrop at Beer Head in Devon. Working in commercial archaeology he has excavated sites that have varied from a causewayed enclosure to a Roman Villa and on one occasion, a Victorian pineapple cloche. As a freelance lithic analyst, he has examined numerous assemblages from across the UK that have included a coastal Mesolithic/ Neolithic site near Dartmouth and an assemblage from the Isles of Scilly that included a group of flake based microliths previously only known from Northern France.