Chiz Harward


Chiz Harward has worked within the archaeological industry for over twenty-five years and within the historic core of London for over 15 years. Chiz has supervised, assessed and analysed some of London’s largest and most complex excavations including major excavations at Spitalfields and Plantation Place. Chiz specialises in the excavation and analysis of deeply stratified urban sequences, he is also an experienced archaeological illustrator and has been developing training materials for several years. Beyond urban archaeology Chiz’s research interests range from Nepali temple architecture to memorial cross-slabs, database development to excavation methodologies.

The Minories project allows Chiz to combine interests in post-medieval archaeology with a mission to provide vocational training for site staff.

Visit Chiz’s website – Urban Archaeology

Visit the Facebook page for Urban Archaeology

Visit the blog for the Gloucestershire cross-slab survey

All articles by Chiz Harward

Een man zittend aan een schrijftafel

John Stow and the City Ditch

Chiz Harward


A 17th Century Timber Structure

Chiz Harward

'The Cities Ditch' - Haiward & Gascoyne, engraved 1742.

Levelling the land: the infilling of the City Ditch, 1600 – 1760

Chiz Harward


Clay Tobacco Pipe Training

Chiz Harward