Excavations at Castlehill of Strachan, 1980-1
Metalwork Animal Bones Pottery Palaeobotany, Ditch, Timber Hall, Air Photography Coins Pottery, Causeway
13th Century, Early 14th, C 1250
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.