Forest grazing and seaweed foddering: early Neolithic occupation at Maybole, South Ayrshire
Radiocarbon, plant remains
Maybole; South Ayrshire; Scotland; UK
A group of Early Neolithic features probably relating to the cooking of food was excavated. Several of these features contained considerable amounts of carbonised botanical remains, providing a broader insight into the landscape where these features were found. Analysis of the remains suggests that there has been a short phase of occupation, radiocarbon dated to 3780-3650 cal BC.