Heritage Services

Richard has worked for a range of clients, including Gwynedd Council, Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, The National Trust, Snowdonia National Park Authority, Archaeology Warwickshire, as well as for developers, private individuals and parish-church councils. He offers a comprehensive range of heritage services:

Heritage Impact Assessments
Heritage Statements
Statements of Significance
Conservation Statements
Conservation Management Plans
Conservation Area appraisals
Historical research
Building recording
Photography – in digital and film formats, creative or simple recording

Completed projects from the last two years include:

Historic Farmsteads Surveys of the Brockhampton and Dudmaston Estates, for the National Trust
Proposed Lodge Farm Village, Warwickshire, Heritage Statement and contribution to EIP
Kenilworth Castle, Conservation Management Plan
Inventory and assessment of bench ends at Bressingham church, Norfolk
Urban characterisation studies in support of Wales Slate World Heritage Site nomination
Historical consultant for the new Museum of Iron, Coalbrookdale
Church of St Matthew, Newport, Level 3 historic-building record
The Mansion House, Swansea, Conservation Statement
Ty Gwyn, Cardiff, Conservation Management Plan
Gunns Mills blast furnace, Statement of Significance

Hadnall Moated Site, Shropshire, Scheduled Monument Management Plan

Richard is also an experienced public speaker. He is available to speak at venues ranging from local societies to literary festivals. His main topics of interest are church art and architecture, the cultural history of rivers, and industrial archaeology.