Excavations at Clatchard Craig, Fife

Joanna Close-Brooks (Author)

R Hope-Simpson (Contributor)

Audrey Henshall (Contributor)

D Williams (Contributor)

J G McDonnell (Contributor)

R McCullagh (Contributor)

Lin Barneston (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Burnt Radiocarbon Dates, Stones, Brooches, Metal Disc, Pottery
Period(s):
8th Century, Roman, Dark Age

Abstract


Neo and IA pottery was found but the multiple ramparts were all of Dark Age date. Ramparts 1 and 3 were timber-laced and had been burnt; radiocarbon dates suggest construction in the 6th/7th century AD. Rampart 2, on a different line, incorporated mortared Roman stones. Finds include a metal disc in hanging-bowl style and a group of clay moulds for penannular brooches of 8th century type. Au (abr)

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Published
30-11-1987
How to Cite
Close-Brooks, J., Hope-Simpson, R., Henshall, A., Williams, D., McDonnell, J. G., McCullagh, R., & Barneston, L. (1987). Excavations at Clatchard Craig, Fife. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 116, 117-184. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9263
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