National heritage secretary Virginia Bottomley has announced the appointment of Richard Morris to the Historic Buil...
National heritage secretary Virginia Bottomley has announced the appointment of Richard Morris to the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England (English Heritage), for a period of three years from 16 July to 15 July 1999.
Mrs Bottomley also announced the extension of David Wilson's appointment for one year to 15 July 1997.
Mr Morris, FSA, has been director of the Council for British Archaeology since 1991. He was research assistant at York Minster Archaeology Office from 1972 to 1975, and Churches Officer then Research Officer at the Council for British Archaeology from 1975 to 1988. From 1988 to 1991 he was lecturer in the Department of Archaeology, University of York. His publications include Cathedrals and Abbeys of England and Wales (1979), The Church in British Archaeology (1983) and Churches in the Landscape (1989).
David Wilson, FBA, was director of the British Museum from 1977 to 1992. He was professor of Medieval Archaeology, University of London from 1971 to 1976 and Slade Professor, University of Cambridge from 1985 to 1986. He has been a member of the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission since 1990. His many publications include: The Anglo-Saxons (1960), The Vikings and their Origins (1970), The Northern World (1980) and The Bayeux Tapestry (1985).