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What's going on with Scotland's eroding coastal heritage

Incredible archaeology in Shetland

Nowhere more than in Shetland, have we seen the power of the last two winters of storms to reveal new coastal archaeology. The relentless easterly gales of 2013 and 2014 … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Premier league archaeology on Sanday, preparations to move a burnt mound, and more…

Exactly a year to the day from our first visit to Orkney, we are happily back on Sanday preparing for the excavation and relocation of Meur burnt mound in July. … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The next generation of Eyemouth explorers

We always enjoy our trips to Eyemouth, and our most recent visit at the start of March was no exception. Our first stop was at the Primary School, where we … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Last of the Embo Zulus

It started with a flood of ShoreUPDATE records submitted by the North of Scotland Archaeology Society (NoSAS). At the end of a bitterly cold ShoreUPDATE survey last February, NoSAS members … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Digital future for Wemyss Caves Pictish Carvings

The Wemyss Caves were at the centre of a digital data capture whirlwind in November. Specialists from the York Archaeological Trust (YAT) joined SCAPE and Save the Wemyss Ancient Caves … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

On the coastal campaign trail in Solway

We’ve just had a fantastic few days in the company of ten enthusiastic young volunteers from around Europe, exploring the heritage of the Solway Coast. As part of the YES! … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wrapping up at Cromarty

It was with a heavy heart that we packed up the site at Cromarty this weekend; we’ve had two weeks of great archaeology and great company in a beautiful setting, … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment
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