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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 · Leave a 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

Cromarty erosions update

The coastal team has spent the past week investigating the well-built stone wall and series of ash dumps exposed in one of the eroding sections at Cromarty.  We have removed … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cromarty’s medieval seafront revealed

In our latest ShoreDIG project, the SCHARP team have joined forces with locally-based archaeologists to investigate archaeological remains revealed by storm damage over the winter of 2012/2013. Stone walls and … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment
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