Ric Tyler – Buildings Archaeologist


Winner of Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA) Archaeological Report (Funded Projects), 2014 and 2018

Ric Tyler is an established buildings archaeologist, draughtsman and technical illustrator with 30+ years of practical experience in the field of professional archaeology, specialising in the recording, analysis, interpretation and assessment of historic buildings.

As a freelance consultant, Ric regularly provides specialist input for a range of major clients including the National Trust as well as a number of multi-disciplinary conservation and heritage consultancies, commercial developers, architectural practices and numerous private clients. Ric offers a full range of built-heritage related services at a competitive rate, tailored to the needs of your project, from large-scale industrial sites to individual, vernacular houses and associated structures.

Recent recording work has focused on later-20th century electricity generation with large-scale projects completed at a number of 1960s coal-fired power stations.  A report on Ironbridge Power Station in Shropshire received the Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA) ‘Archaeological Report Award (Funded Projects)’ for 2018, and is considered an ‘exemplar’ for recording and reporting in respect of this category of industrial heritage asset.

Ric is a full Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA) and holds a post-graduate certificate (PGCert.) in architectural history (Grade I; Distinction) from the University of Oxford.  A full CV is available on request.

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Ric Tyler – Buildings Archaeologist