The excavation of a square-ditched barrow and other cropmarks at Boysack Mills, Inverkeilor, Angus
Cropmarks, Burial, Barrow, Beaker, Beaker Burial, Ringditch House, Circular Enclosure
Second Century Ad
This report describes the excavation in 1977 of a square-ditched barrow probably dating from the first or second century AD, together with the damaged remains of a second square-ditched barrow, a crescentic feature (possibly the very damaged remains of a ring-ditch or ring-ditch house), and a circular enclosure, possibly of Neo date and measuring 18cm in diameter. A burial accompanied by a Beaker was recovered from the quarry shortly after the main excavation. There is a note on the `Radiocarbon dates' by Patrick J Ashmore (376 & 377) and an `Appendix 1: the Beaker burial' by Lisbeth M Thoms (381--3) which includes notes on `The Beaker' by Ian A G Shepherd (382--3) and `The skeletal remains' by Mary Harman (383).