Nicholas Johnson MBE

Nicholas Johnson MBE

Nicholas Johnson MBE has spent his life involved in Cornish Archaeology. He has pioneered the use of new technologies to map the wild and rich archaeological landscapes of Bodmin Moor, and the Penwith peninsular. Nick was instrumental in achieving World Heritage Site status for the early modern mining landscapes in Cornwall and West Devon. He is particularly interested in landscape archaeology, with a focus on historic industrial and military landscapes and the issues that surround the conservation of monuments and landscapes in the modern world. Nick received an MBE in recognition of his tireless work in Cornwall, which has included over 500 lectures and walks involving local people in their heritage.

Nick’s publications include:

Johnson, N. 2003. Cornwall’s Archaeological Heritage. Truro: Twelveheads Press.

Johnson, N. and Rose, P. 1994. Bodmin Moor: an Archaeological Survey. Volume 1: The Human Landscape to C 1800. Truro: Cornwall Archaeological Unit.

And you can read about some of Nick’s work in Cornwall here:

"From Hated Eyesores to Cherished Landmarks"