Painted handleless shaker cabinetry mixed with a real chimney, range cooker, light flooring and crisp white Corian worktops make this kitchen a lovely mix of the traditional and contemporary.

Ascough, P. L., Bird, M. I., Meredith, W., Wood, R.E., Snape, C. E., Brock, F., Higham, T.F.G., Large, D.J and Apperley, D.C, (2010), Hydropyrolysis: Implications for radiocarbon pretreatment and characterization of black carbon, Radiocarbon, 52 (2-3),1336-1350

The front garden has a notable giant redwood tree/[7]

Lampert, C. D., Glover, I. C., Hedges, R. E. M., Heron, C. P., Higham, T. F. G., Stern, B., Shoocongdej, R. & Thompson, G.B., (2003), Dating resin coating on pottery: the Spirit Cave early ceramic dates revised, Antiquity,77, 295,126-133

Brock, F. & Higham, T.F.G., (2009), AMS Radiocarbon dating of Paleolithic-aged charcoal from Europe and the Mediterranean Rim using ABOx-SC, Radiocarbon, 51(2),839-846

Higham, T.F.G., Jacobi, R.M., Basell, L., Bronk Ramsey, C., Chiotti, L. and Nespoulet, R. , (2011), Precision dating of the Palaeolithic: A new radiocarbon chronology for the Abri Pataud (France), a key Aurignacian sequence, Journal of Human Evolution, 61(5),549-563

Dee, M.W., Brock, F., Harris, S.A., Bronk Ramsey, C., Shortland, A.J., Higham, T.F.G. & Rowland, J.M., (2010), Investigating the likelihood of a reservoir offset in the radiocarbon record for ancient Egypt, Journal of Archaeological Science, 37,687-693

Inspired by a visit to a Belgian cafe this elegant tradition kitchen has beautiful detailing.

I am the Deputy Director of the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit, and administer the Unit's archaeological dating programmes.

Brock, F., Higham, T. & Bronk Ramsey, C., (2007), Radiocarbon dating bone recovered from gravel sites, English Heritage, Research Department Report Series, 30/2007

Pinhasi, R., Gasparian, B., Areshian, G., Zardaryan, D., Smith, A., Bar-Oz, G. &Higham., T., (2010), First Direct Evidence of Chalcolithic Footwear from the Near Eastern Highlands, PLoS ONE, 5(6),1-5

Ostapkowicz,.J., Wiedenhoeft, A., Bronk Ramsey, C., Ribechini, E., Wilson ,S., Brock, F., Higham, T. , (2011), ‘Treasures of black wood, brilliantly polished’: five examples of Taíno sculpture from the tenth-sixteenth century Caribbean, Antiquity, 85,942-959

Higham, T.F.G., Bronk Ramsey, C., Brock, F., Baker, D. and Ditchfield, P.  , (2011), Radiocarbon dates from the Oxford AMS system: Archaeometry datelist 34, Archaeometry, 53 (5) ,1067-1084

Hogg, A.G, Higham, T. F.G., Lowe, D. J., Palmer, J., Reimer, P.J. & Newnham, R M., (2003), A wiggle-match date for Polynesian settlement of New Zealand, Antiquity, 77, 295,116-125

I am secretary to the NERC - AHRC National Radiocarbon Facility advisory panel.

Pinhasi, R., Higham, T.F.G., Golovanova, L., & Doronichev, V.  , (2011), Revised age of late Neanderthal occupation and the end of the Middle Paleolithic in the northern Caucasus, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Early View,doi:10.1073/pnas.1018938108

Higham, T. F.G. & Gumbley, W. J., (2001), Early preserved Polynesian kumara cultivations inNew Zealand,Antiquity, 75(289),511-512

Wood, R.E., Douka, K., Boscato, P., Haesaerts, P., Sinitsyn, A and Higham, T.F.G. , (2012), Testing the ABOx-SC method: dating known age charcoals associated with the Campanian Ignimbrite, Quaternary Geochronology ,9,16-26

Gilbert, M.T.P., Jenkins, D.L., Götherstrom, A., Naveran, N., Sanchez, J.J., Hofreiter, M., Thomsen, P.F., Binladen, J., Higham, T.F.G., Yohe, R.M., Parr, R., Cummings, L.S. & Willerslev, E., (2008), DNA from pre-Clovis human coprolites in Oregon, North America - Online abstract, Science, 320(5877),786-789

Bonsall, C, Boronean, A., Soficaru, A., McSweeney, K., Higham, T., Miritoiu, N, Pickard, C and Cook, G., (2012), Interrelationship of age and diet in Romania’s oldest human burial, Naturwissenschaften, 99 (4),321-325

Wilmshurst, J. M. & Higham, T. F. G., (2004), Using rat-gnawed seeds to independently date the arrival of Pacific rats and humans in New Zealand, The Holocene, 14 (6),801-806

Schulting, R.J, Trinkaus, E., Higham, T.F.G., Hedges, R.E.M., Richards, M. A. & Cardy, B., (2005), A Mid-Upper Palaeolithic human humerus from Eel Point, South Wales, UK, Journal of Human Evolution, 48(5),493-505

Higham, T.F.G., Hedges, R.E.M., Anderson, A.J, Bronk Ramsey, C. & Fankhauser, B., (2004), Problems associated with the AMS dating of small bone samples: The question of the arrival of Polynesian rats to New Zealand,Radiocarbon, 46(1),207-218

Marom, A., McCullagh, J.S.O., Higham, T.F.G. and Hedges, R.E.M. , (2013), Hydroxyproline dating: experiments on the 14C analysis of contaminated and low-collagen bones. , Radiocarbon , 55, 2-3:,698-708

Stuart, A.J., Kosintsev, P.A., Higham T.F.G., &. Lister A.M., (2004), Pleistocene to Holocene extinction dynamics in giant deer and woolly mammoth, Nature, 431,684-689

As we carry out both the design and manufacturing element ourselves and in England we are able to offer a high degree of personalisation, quality and service.

Jacobi, R.M & Higham, T.F.G., (2008), The "Red Lady" ages gracefully: New ultrafiltration AMS determinations from Paviland, Journal of Human Evolution, 55,898-907

Douka, K., Higham, T.F.G., Hedges R.E.M. , (2010), Radiocarbon dating of shell carbonates: old problems and new solutions, Munibe.Suplemento, 31,18-27


Semal, P., Rougier, H., Crevecoeur, I., Jungels, C., Flas, D., Hauzeur, A., Maureille, B., Germonpré, M., Bocherens, H., Pirson, S., Cammaert, L., De Clerck, N., Hambucken, A., Higham, T., Toussaint, M., & van der Plicht, J., (2008), New Data on the Late Neandertals: Direct Dating of the Belgian Spy Fossils, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, DOI 10.1002/ajpa

Fordyce SL, Avila-Arcos MC, Rasmussen M, Cappellini E, Romero-Navarro JA, Wales N, Alquezar-Planas DE, Penfield S, Brown TA, Vielle-Calzada J-P, Montiel R, Jorgensen T, Odegaard N, Jacobs M, Arriaza B, Higham TFG, Ramsey CB, Willerslev E, Gilbert MTP , (2013), Deep Sequencing of RNA from ancient maize kernels., PloS One , 8: e50961

Ben-Yosef, E., Levy, T.E., Higham, T.F.G., Najjar, M. & Tauxe, L., (2010), The beginning of Iron Age copper production in the southern Levant: new evidence from Khirbat al-Jariya, Faynan, Jordan, Antiquity , 84 ,724–746

Drewes, A.J., Higham, T.F.G., Macdonald, M.C.A. and Bronk Ramsey. C. , (2013), Some absolute dates for the development of the Ancient South Arabian minuscule script. , Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy , 24 (2),196-207

Levy, T.E., Najjar, M., & Higham,T., (2007), Iron Age Complex Societies, Radiocarbon Dates and Edom: Working with the Data and Debates, Antiguo Oriente, 5,13-34

Brock, F., Higham, T.F.G., Ditchfield, P. & Bronk Ramsey, C., (2010), Current pretreatment methods for AMS radiocarbon dating at the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit (ORAU), Radiocarbon, 52 (1),103-112

Barnett, R., Shapiro, B., Barnes, I., Ho, S.Y.W., Burger, J., Yamaguchi, N., Higham, T.F.G., Wheeler, H.T., Rosendahl, W., Sher, A.V., Sotnikova, M., Kuznetsova, T., Baryshnikov, G.F., Martin, L.D., Harington, C,R., Burns & .A. Cooper, A.L., (2009), Phylogeography of lions (Panthera leo ssp.) reveals three distinct taxa and a late Pleistocene reduction in genetic diversity, Molecular Ecology, 18(8),1668-1677

Douka, K., Higham, T. & Sinitsyn, A., (2010), The influence of pretreatment chemistry on the radiocarbon dating of Campanian Ignimbrite-aged charcoal from Kostenki 14 (Russia), Quaternary Research, 73,583-587

Shaw, B., Jackson, J.A., Higham, T.F.G., England, P.C. and Thomas. A.L., (2010), Radiometric dates of uplifted marine fauna in Greece: implications for the interpretation of recent earthquake and tectonic histories using lithophagid dates, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 297 (3-4),395-404

We welcome customers to visit the workshop so they can get an insight into the materials, quality, flexibility and the sheer work involved in realising their designs.

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Bonneau, A., Brock, F., Higham, T., Pearce, D.G., Pollard, A.M., (2011), An improved pretreatment protocol for radiocarbon dating black pigments in San rock art, Radiocarbon, 53 (3),419-428