The archaeological investigations
12th To Mid16th Centuries, Medieval, 20th Century
This section presents a detailed archaeological description with many illustrations. For the main excavations in the South Choir Aisle, four broad chronological periods of activity could be defined, three of which (Periods 1-3) date from the 12th to mid-16th centuries. The excavated evidence included structural remains relating to the development of the medieval kirk, and a total of 113 in situ burials. Period 4 encompasses the centuries from the Reformation to the 20th century.