Excavations at Castlehill of Strachan, 1980-1

Peter Yeoman (Author)

W E Boyd (Contributor)

H B Duncan (Contributor)

A M D Gemmell (Contributor)

G W I Hodgson (Contributor)

P D Hulme (Contributor)

Hilary Murray (Contributor)

J C Murray (Contributor)

Jennifer Shirriffs (Contributor)

Grant G Simpson (Contributor)

Catherine Smith (Contributor)

R M Spearman (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Metalwork Animal Bones Pottery Palaeobotany, Ditch, Timber Hall, Air Photography Coins Pottery, Causeway
Period(s):
13th Century, Early 14th, C 1250

Abstract


A typical northern motte had a timber hall on the summit, two phases of palisade, surrounding ditch and approach causeway. The 13th century landscape was reconstructed using geomorphology and air photography. Coins, pottery of c 1250 to early 14th. Three furnaces/ovens were set on reused millstones. Metalwork, animal bones, pottery, palaeobotany.

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Published
30-11-1985
How to Cite
Yeoman, P., Boyd, W. E., Duncan, H. B., Gemmell, A. M. D., Hodgson, G. W. I., Hulme, P. D., Murray, H., Murray, J. C., Shirriffs, J., Simpson, G. G., Smith, C., & Spearman, R. M. (1985). Excavations at Castlehill of Strachan, 1980-1. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 114, 315-364. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9167
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