Excavations at Castlehill of Strachan, 1980-1

Peter A 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)

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.


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Yeoman, P. A., Boyd, W. E., Duncan, H. B., Gemmell, A. M. D., Hodgson, G. W. I., Hulme, P. D., … Spearman, R. M. (1985). Excavations at Castlehill of Strachan, 1980-1. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 114, 315–364. https://doi.org/10.9750/PSAS.114.315.364

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