View Vol. 23 (2006): Excavations at Maybury Park, Edinburgh (1990–2)

Excavations at Maybury Park, Edinburgh (1990–2)

Authors: Colm Moloney and John A Lawson

Contributors: Daniel Johnson, Alan Saville, Alison Sheridan, Catherine McGill, Mhairi Hastie and Valerie Dean

Summary: This paper presents the results of a series of excavations carried out by the City of Edinburgh Council Archaeology Service between 1990 and 1992 in advance of the Edinburgh Park development (NGR: NT 178 720). Following a programme of test excavations, seven areas were opened up for excavation. Three of these contained significant archaeology dating to the Neolithic, Bronze and Iron Ages. The main findings included a Neolithic trackway, evidence for Bronze Age settlement and a large stone-built structure dating to the beginning of the 1st millennium AD.

Keywords: Trackway, Stonebuilt Structure, Settlement, Pit, Postholes, Ring Ditch

Periods: Neolithic, Bronze Age

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Published: 01-01-2006

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