Excavations of Neolithic and Bronze Age sites near Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, 1998

Richard Strachan (Author)

Andrew Dunwell (Author)

A Clarke (Contributor)

M Cressey (Contributor)

C McGill (Contributor)

R Pelling (Contributor)

G Warren (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Burnt Mounds, Settlement Sites, Watching Brief, Enclosure, Structures
Location(s):
Peterhead; Aberdeenshire; Scotland; UK
Period(s):
Neolithic, Bronze Age

Abstract


Several archaeological sites were located and excavated by the Centre for Field Archaeology, University of Edinburgh (CFA) during a watching brief associated with the construction of a c 13km gas pipeline from St Fergus to Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, in the summer of 1998. The discoveries comprised two Neolithic artefact scatters, Bronze Age structures and an enclosure, and two features akin to burnt mounds. Penspen Limited commissioned the work on behalf of Scottish Hydro-Electric plc.

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Published
30-11-2004
How to Cite
Strachan, R., Dunwell, A., Clarke, A., Cressey, M., McGill, C., Pelling, R., & Warren, G. (2004). Excavations of Neolithic and Bronze Age sites near Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, 1998. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 133, 137-171. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9577
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