Excavations at the Roman civil settlement at Inveresk, 1976-77

Gordon Thomas (Author)

Lin P D Barnetson (Contributor)

Catherine Brooks (Contributor)

Brenda Dickinson (Contributor)

Chris Going (Contributor)

George Haggarty (Contributor)

Katherine Hartley (Contributor)

A J Hayes (Contributor)

Audrey Henshall (Contributor)

N McQ Holmes (Contributor)

Anne K Howard (Contributor)

Vivien Swan (Contributor)

Roberta S Tomber (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Timber Buildings, Stone Furnace, Stone, Civil Settlement, Glass, Pottery, Iron Tools Bronze Jewellery Samian Pottery
Period(s):
Roman

Abstract


Antonine 1 structures include timber buildings and a stone furnace, while Antonine 2 saw rebuilding on a much grander scale with massive timber buildings and one stone building, all set on a grid with cobbled roads. Evidence of industrial activity may include production of a type of pottery unique to Inveresk. Other finds consist of iron tools, bronze jewellery, samian pottery and glass, some of unexpectedly high quality. A R

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Published
30-11-1989
How to Cite
Thomas, G., Barnetson, L. P. D., Brooks, C., Dickinson, B., Going, C., Haggarty, G., Hartley, K., Hayes, A. J., Henshall, A., Holmes, N. M., Howard, A. K., Swan, V., & Tomber, R. S. (1989). Excavations at the Roman civil settlement at Inveresk, 1976-77. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 118, 139-176. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9330
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