The dating of the tower-houses at Comlongon and Elphinstone

Alastair Maxwell-Irving (Author)


Keyword(s):
Burrows, Rubbish Pits, Horn Cores, Flint, Dress Fastenersfittings, Window Glass, Tools Stone Objects Bone, Copper Alloy Objects Lead Alloy Objects Iron Objects Stone, Keys Structural Ironwork, Ceramic Roof Tiles, Leather, Animal Bone, Antler Objects Including Perforated Bones, Ceramic Floor Tiles Glass, Pottery, Iron, Copper Alloy, Tweezers Lead Alloy Objects Iron Objects Including Arrowheads Buckles Horse Equipment Household Ironwork, Stone Buildings, Bead, Midden, Timber, Boundary, Knives, Bone, Glass
Period(s):
Medieval

Abstract


A re-evaluation of the construction dates for these two houses putting them at the turn of the sixteenth-century. Longstanding misconceptions are thought to have led to errors in the dating of similar structures.

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Published
30-11-1997
How to Cite
Maxwell-Irving, A. (1997). The dating of the tower-houses at Comlongon and Elphinstone. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 126, 871-879. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9950
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