Dr Phil Sidebottom is a graduate in Archaeology and Prehistory from the University of Sheffield, subsequently obtaining a PhD from the same institution, researching Anglo-Saxon stone monuments. Dr. Sidebottom has since specialised in landscape archaeology and heritage management, including ten years lecturing in these subjects at the University of Sheffield. He is also a Corporate Member of The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (No. 1430), a Vice-President of the Hunter Archaeological Society and Editor of the Transactions of the same society. Along with co-author Prof. Jane Hawkes, Dr. Sidebottom has recently completed the British Academy’s Derbyshire and Staffordshire volume XIII of the Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture (2018).