Excavations of Neolithic and Bronze Age sites near Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, 1998
Burnt Mounds, Settlement Sites, Watching Brief, Enclosure, Structures
Peterhead; Aberdeenshire; Scotland; UK
Neolithic, Bronze Age
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.