Excavation at Newbattle Abbey College Annexe, Dalkeith, Midlothian

John Gooder (Author)

H Bush (Contributor)

N Crowley (Contributor)

A Heald (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Abbey Church, Cemetery, Metalworking, Graves
Period(s):
Medieval

Abstract


Excavation of a medieval cemetery associated with Newbattle Abbey at Newbattle Abbey College Annexe, near Dalkeith, Midlothian, involved the removal of 127 inhumations and a large quantity of charnel. Evidence of medieval metalworking activity pre-dating an area of part of the cemetery was also uncovered. Nine stone-capped graves were discovered to the west of the abbey church. To the east-northeast of the abbey church the remains of a stone-built building, possibly part of an infirmary, were unearthed. Specialist reports include

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Published
30-11-2005
How to Cite
Gooder, J., Bush, H., Crowley, N., & Heald, A. (2005). Excavation at Newbattle Abbey College Annexe, Dalkeith, Midlothian. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 134, 371-401. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9610
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