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Uncovering the hidden heritage of Higgins Neuk

Last month saw us return to Higgins Neuk for our third season of investigation. Building on 30 years of historical research by John Reid, we were on the hunt for … Continue reading

November 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Preparations to move a burnt mound on Sanday 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

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

Loch Paible Final Week

Our third and final week Throughout week 3, the moon was getting bigger – which meant that as each day passed, the sea started to creep up on our trenches. … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Loch Paible Week 2

Digging on a beach certainly isn’t easy! Last week, we battled spring tides, which filled our excavation trenches with water twice a day. However, the pattern of tides changes quickly … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment