Caroline Hardie MA MIFA IHBC
Director and Senior Consultant
Caroline has over twenty years experience in the historic environment, thirteen of which as County Archaeologist and Head of Conservation for Northumberland. She has an MA in Archaeology from Glasgow University and is a Member of the Institute for Archaeologists and the Institute of Historic Building Conservation. She recently won a County Durham Environment Award for the Restoration of Scargill Castle.
Caroline’s profession in the historic environment started in the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow then joining the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) working in Kent, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight. She later spent 16 years in local government, first as assistant County Archaeologist in North Yorkshire, then County Archaeologist for Northumberland, eventually managing the Conservation Team, dealing with the natural, marine and historic environment. In that capacity she led a number of conservation projects including the restoration of historic buildings and their presentation to the public.
Caroline is currently working on a number of conservation area appraisals, statements of significance, conservation management plans and environmental impact assessments.
Click here for a list of Caroline's recent projects...