Simpson & Brown Architects with Addyman Archaeology



Antoine Ruchonnet

Antoine graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2015 with an MSc in forensic anthropology, having also taken a non-examined honours course in zooarchaeology, giving him specialist skills in both animal and human bone analysis.  He is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.

In 2016, Antoine conducted post-graduate research on Shang Oracle bones, for a joint project between the University of Edinburgh and the National Museum of Scotland. He joined Addyman Archaeology in January 2017, working on medieval and post-medieval urban sites such as Panmure House on the Canongate, The Claypath in Durham, the Grassmarket and Castlehill School in Edinburgh. He has also conducted Watching Briefs at urban and rural sites across Scotland and northern England, and engaged in the Historic Building Recording of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Willow Tea Rooms in Glasgow and at a rural dwelling at Kilchoan, Kilmelford, Argyll and Bute, among others.  

Antoine is also employed as a faunal specialist for Addyman Archaeology and is engaged in finds, post-excavation and archive management.