Gary Lock

Retired Professor of Archaeology, University of Oxford

Gary Lock is an Emeritus Professor of Archaeology at the University of Oxford, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists . He gained a BA (Hons) in Archaeology from the University of Leicester and a PhD working on the post-excavation of Danebury hillfort.


Moel-y-Gaer (Bodfari): A Small Hillfort in Denbighshire, North Wales

Gary Lock

Moel-y-Gaer (Bodfari) is the northernmost of a series of hillforts atop the Clwydian hills in Wales. Nine seasons of survey and excavation reveal details of Moel-y-Gaer’s ramparts, entrances and interior. Discussion situates the site within the later prehistoric settlement record for north-eastern Wales paying particular attention to hillforts. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hillforts: Britain, Ireland and the Nearer Continent

ed. Gary Lock

The Atlas of Hillforts of Britain and Ireland project (2012-2016) compiled a massive database on hillforts by a team drawn from the Universities of Oxford, Edinburgh and Cork. This volume outlines the history of the project, offers preliminary assessments of the online digital Atlas and presents initial research studies using Atlas data. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Excavations at King's Low and Queen's Low

Gary Lock

Two barrows in the parish of Tixall, north of Stafford, were excavated between 1986-1994. The results are important because little excavation of round barrows has been carried out in this area of North Staffordshire and these add considerably to the local corpus of knowledge concerning Early Bronze Age burial practices. READ MORE

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