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Professor Mark Gillings

  • Professor And Head Of Department For Archaeology and Anthropology
  • Christchurch House C112, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Journal Articles

  • Chesson, M.S., Wolff, N.P.S., Robb, J., Yoon, D., Michelaki, K., Fiore, I., Gillings, M., Tagliacozzo, A., Taylor, J. and White, C.E., 2019. Events, Social Memories, and Community in a Final Bronze Age Building’s Biography at Sant’Aniceto, Calabria, Italy. Journal of Field Archaeology, 44 (7), 480-499.
  • Gillings, M., Pollard, J. and Strutt, K., 2019. The origins of Avebury. Antiquity, 93 (368), 359-377.
  • Brughmans, T., van Garderen, M. and Gillings, M., 2018. Introducing visual neighbourhood configurations for total viewsheds. Journal of Archaeological Science, 96, 14-25.
  • Gillings, M., 2017. Mapping liminality: Critical frameworks for the GIS-based modelling of visibility. Journal of Archaeological Science, 84, 121-128.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2016. Making megaliths: Shifting and unstable stones in the Neolithic of the Avebury landscape. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 26 (4), 537-559.
  • Gillings, M., 2015. Excavation and Survey at Porlock stone circle and row, Exmoor. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, 158, 1-28.
  • Gillings, M., 2015. Mapping invisibility: GIS approaches to the analysis of hiding and seclusion. Journal of Archaeological Science, 62, 1-14.
  • Gillings, M., 2015. Betylmania? - Small Standing Stones and the Megaliths of South-West Britain. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 34 (3), 207-233.
  • Gillings, M., 2013. Excavation of the prehistoric landscapes of Lanacombe, Exmoor. The Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, 156, 41-73.
  • Nightingale, E., 2013. Introduction. , 1-10.
  • Gillings, M. and Taylor, J., 2012. Geophysical Survey at Porlock Stone Circle. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, 155, 197-199.
  • Gillings, M., 2012. Landscape Phenomenology, GIS and the Role of Affordance. JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHOD AND THEORY, 19, 601-611.
  • Gillings, M., 2012. Landscape Phenomenology, GIS and the Role of Affordance. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 19 (4), 601-611.
  • Gillings, M. and Taylor, J., 2012. Geophysical Survey and Excavation at the Exmoor Stone Setting of Furzehill Common. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society, 69, 1-8.
  • Taylor, J. and Gillings, M., 2012. Geophysical survey at Porlock Stone Circle. Somerset Archaeology and Natural History, 155, 197-200.
  • Gillings, M. and Taylor, J., 2011. Excavation and Survey at the Exmoor stone settings of Lanacombe I and IV. Somerset Archaeology and Natural History, 154, 23-34.
  • Gillings, M., 2011. Chorography, phenomenology and the antiquarian tradition. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 21 (1), 53-63.
  • Gillings, M., Pollard, J. and Taylor, J., 2011. The Miniliths of Exmoor. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, London, 76, 297-319.
  • Fyfe, R., Caseldine, C. and Gillings, M., 2010. Pushing the boundaries of data? Issues in the construction of rich visual past landscapes. Quaternary International, 220 (1-2), 153-159.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2010. Correspondence. Time and Mind, 3 (1), 85-90.
  • Gillings, M., 2009. Visual affordance, landscape, and the megaliths of Alderney. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 28 (4), 335-356.
  • Frieman, C. and Gillings, M., 2007. Seeing is perceiving? World Archaeology, 39 (1), 4-16.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2007. Non-portable stone artefacts and contexts of meaning: the tale of grey wether. World Archaeology, 31, 179-193.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2002. A Roman Shrine at Beckhampton? Current Archaeology, 179, 453.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2000. Erecting altars to unknwon Gods. Archaeological Dialogues, 7, 88-93.
  • Gillings, M., Pollard, J. and Wheatley, D., 2000. Avebury and the Beckhampton Avenue. Current Archaeology, 167, 428-433.
  • Bowden, M., Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2000. Virtual avebury revisited. Archaeological Dialogues, 7 (1), 84-93.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2000. ‘Erecting Altars to Unknown Gods’: A reply to Bowden. Archaeological Dialogues, 7 (1), 88-93.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 1999. Non-portable stone artefacts and contexts of meaning: The tale of grey wether (www.museums.ncl.ac.uk/avebury/stone4.htm). World Archaeology, 31 (2), 179-193.
  • Gillings, M., 1998. Embracing uncertainty and challenging dualism in the GIS-based study of a palaeo-flood plain. European Journal of Archaeology, 1 (1), 117-144.
  • Pollard, J. and Gillings, M., 1998. Romancing the stones: Towards a virtual and elemental avebury. Archaeological Dialogues, 5 (2), 143-164.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 1998. Romancing the stones: towards an elemental and virtual Avebury. Archaeological Dialogues, 5, 143-164.
  • Gillings, M. and Goodrick, G., 1996. Sensuous and reflexive GIS: exploring visualisation and VRML. Internet Archaeology, 1.

Books

  • Archaeological Spatial Analysis: A Methodological Guide. London: Routledge.
  • Re-Mapping Archaeology Critical Perspectives, Alternative Mappings. London: Routledge.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2015. Landscape Archaeology: critical concepts in archaeology. Routledge.
  • Chapman, J., Gillings, M., Magyri, E., Shiel, R., Gaydarska, B. and Bond, C., 2010. The Upper Tisza Project Book 2: Settlement Patterns in the Bodrogkoz Block. Archaeopress.
  • Chapman, J., Gillings, M., Shiel, R., Gaydarska, B. and Bond, C., 2010. The Upper Tisza Project Block 4: Lowland Settlement in North East Hungary: Excavations at the Neolithic settlement site of Polgar-10. Archaeopress.
  • Chapman, J., Gillings, M., Shiel, R., Magyri, E., Gaydarska, B. and Bond, C., 2010. The Upper Tisza Project Block 3: Settlement patterns in the Zemplen Block.. Archaeopress.
  • Gillings, M., Pollard, J., Wheatley, D. and Peterson, R., 2008. Landscape of the Megaliths: excavation and fieldwork on the Avebury monuments, 1997-2003. Oxbow.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2004. Avebury. Duckworth.
  • Wheatley, D. and Gillings, M., 2002. Spatial Technology and Archaeology: The Archaeological Applications of GIS. Taylor and Francis.
  • Gillings, M. and Wise, A., 1999. Good Practice in the Archaeological Use of Geographical Information Systems. Oxbow.
  • Gillings, 1999. Geographical Information Systems and Landscape Archaeology. Oxbow.

Chapters

  • Gillings, M. and Wheatley, D., 2020. GIS-based visibility analysis. In: Gillings, M., Haciguzeller, P. and Lock, G., eds. Archaeological Spatial Analysis: A Methodological Guide. London: Routledge, 313-332.
  • Gillings, M., Haciguzeller, P. and Lock, G., 2018. On maps and mapping. Re-Mapping Archaeology: critical perspectives, alternative mappings. 1-16.
  • Gillings, M., 2016. Chemical and petrological analysis of local oxidised wares. Bearsden: a Roman fort on the Antonine Wall. Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 165-171.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2015. General Introduction. Landscape Archaeology: critical concepts in archaeology. Routledge, 1-14.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2015. Authenticity, Artifice and the Druidical Temple of Avebury. In: Kolen, J., Hermans, R. and Renes, H., eds. Landscape Biographies: Geographical, Historical and Archaeological Perspectives on the Production and Transmission of Landscapes. 117-142.
  • Pollard, J. and Gillings, M., 2010. Sarsen Stories. In: Lewis, H. and Semple, S., eds. Perspectives in LAndscape Archaeology. Archaeopress, 7-11.
  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2009. Breaking Megaliths. In: Parker, J., ed. Written on Stone: The Cultural reception of Prehistoric Monuments. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 36-48.
  • Gillings, J.P.D.M., 2009. The World of Grey Wethers. In: Cooney, G., O Connor, B. and Chapman, J.C., eds. Materialitas: working stone, carving identity. Oxbow, 29-41.
  • Gillings, M., 2008. The Real, the Virtually Real, and the Hyperreal: The Role of VR in Archaeology. Envisioning the Past: Archaeology and the Image. 223-239.
  • Gillings, M., 2007. The Ecsegfalva Landscape: Affordance and Inhabitation. In: Whittle, A., ed. The Early Neolithic on the Great Hungarian Plain: investigations of the Körös culture site of Ecsegfalva 23, Co. Békés.. 31-46.
  • Gillings, M., 2005. The real, the virtually real and the hyperreal. In: Smiles, S. and Moser, S., eds. Envisioning the Past: Archaeology and the Image. New York: Blackwells. 223-239.
  • Gillings, M. and Peterson, R., 2004. The destruction of the Avebury monuments. In: Cleal, R. and Pollard, J., eds. Monuments and Material Culture. East Knoyle: Hobnob Press.. 139-163.
  • Gillings, M., 2002. Virtual archaeologies and the hyperreal: or, what does it mean to describe something as virtually-real? In: Fisher, P. and Unwin, D., eds. Virtual Reality in Geography. London: Taylor and Francis. 17-34.
  • Brodlie, K., Dykes, J., Gillings, M., Haklay, M.E., Kitchin, R. and Kraak, M., 2002. Geography in VR: context. In: Fisher, P. and Unwin, D.E., eds. Virtual Reality in Geography. London: Taylor and Francis. 7-16.
  • Gillings, M. and Wheatley, D.W., 2001. Seeing is not believing: unresolved issues in archaeological visibility analysis. In: Slapsak, B., ed. On the good use of Geographic Information Systems in Ancient Landscape Studies. Brussels: EUR19708. 25-36.
  • Gillings, M., 2001. Geographical Information Systems in Archaeology. In: Brothwell, D.R. and Pollard, A.M., eds. Introduction to Archaeological Sciences. London: John Wiley and Sons. 671-683.
  • Wheatley, D. and Gillings, M., 2000. Vision, perception and GIS: developing enriched approaches to the study of archaeological visibility. Beyond the Map. IOS Press, 1-27.
  • Gillings, M., 2000. The utility of the GIS approach in the collection, storage and analysis of surface survey data. In: Bintliff, J., Kuna, M. and Venclova, N., eds. The Future of Archaeological Field Survey in Europe. Sheffield Academic Press, 105-120.
  • Gillings, M., 2000. Plans, elevations and virtual worlds: the development of techniques for the routine construction of hyperreal simulations. In: Barcelo, J.A., Forte, M. and Sanders, D.H., eds. Virtual Reality in Archaeology. Archaeopress, 59-70.
  • Goodrick, G. and Gillings, M., 2000. Constructs, simulations and hyperreal worlds: the role of Virtual Reality (VR) in archaeological research. In: Lock, G. and Smith, K., eds. On the theory and practice of archaeological computing. Oxbow, 41-58.
  • Gillings, M. and Sbonias, K., 1999. Regional survey and GIS: the Boeotia project. In: Gillings, M., Mattingly, D. and van Dalen, J., eds. Geographical Information Systems and Landscape archaeology. Oxbow, 35-54.
  • Gillings, M., 1999. Engaging place: exploring the potential of VR in experiential landscape studies. In: Dingwall, L., Exon, S., Gaffney, V., Lafflin, S. and van Leusen, M., eds. Archaeology in the Age of the Internet.. British Archaeological Reports.
  • Gillings, M., 1997. Spatial organisation in the Tisza flood-plain: landscape dynamics and GIS. In: Chapman, J. and Dolukhanov, P., eds. Landscapes in Flux: central and eastern europe in antiquity. Oxbow, 163-178.
  • Gillings, M., 1997. Not drowning but waving? the Tisza floodplain revisited. In: North, M. and Johnson, I., eds. Archaeological Applications of GIS. University of Sydney.
  • Gillings, M., 1995. GIS and the Tisza flood-plain: landscape and settlement evolution in north-east Hungary. In: Lock, G. and Stancic, Z., eds. Archaeology and Geographical Information Systems. Taylor & Francis, 67-84.

Conferences

Others

  • Gillings, M. and Pollard, J., 2009. New geophysical surveys of the megalithic monuments at Longis House and Tourgis (Druid’s Altar), Alderney..
  • Gillings, M., Pollard, J. and Wheatley, D., 2007. The Beckhampton Avenue and a ’new’ Neolithic enclosure near Avebury: an interim report on the 1999 excavations.
  • Gillings, M., Pollard, J. and Wheatley, D., 2002. Excavations at the Beckhampton Enclosure, Avenue and Cove, Avebury: an interim report on the 2000 season.
  • Gillings, M., Pollard, J. and Wheatley, D., 2002. An avenue, a cove and an enclosure: further fieldwork at Beckhampton, near Avebury.
  • Gillings, M., Pollard, J. and Wheatley, D., 2000. The rev. William Stukeley’s lost megalithic Avenue.
  • Gillings, M., Pollard, J. and Wheatley, D., 2000. Pulling back the covers on sleeping stones: recent excavations on the Beckhampton Avenue, Avebury.
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