Dr. Piers Dixon

Piers Dixon is an Honorary Lecturer at Stirling University, UK, formerly a Deputy Head of the Survey and Recording at Historic Environment Scotland and an investigator at the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. His research interests include rural settlement, castles and landscape.

His recent publications include A History of Scotland’s Landscapes, Historic Environment Scotland (2018), ‘What do we really know about transhumance in medieval Scotland’ in Costello, E. and Svensson, E. (eds) Historical Archaeologies of transhumance across Europe, EAA (2018) and ‘Cruck buildings in Scotland: A review’ in Nat Alcock and Paul Barnwell (eds) Cruck Building: A Survey, Shaun Tyas (2019).


Books by Piers Dixon

Seasonal Settlement in the Medieval and Early Modern Countryside

Edited by Piers Dixon & Claudia Theune | Forthcoming

For the first time seasonality is placed at the centre of the study of rural settlement. Using a Europe-wide approach, it provides a primer of examples, of techniques and of ideas for the identification and…










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