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C14 Radiocarbon Dating - Sample - AA-24968

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Scottish Radiocarbon Database


A single piece of willow charcoal from a green dark brown sandy clay with charcoal and rotted stones. It came from under the cultivation soil with ard marks and beaker sherds 707 and it lies above green clay. It is cut by the trench for the later kerb.

Canmore ID 4156

Map Number NB23SW

Site type Avenue, Chambered Cairn (Neolithic), Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age), Stone Row(S) (Neol/bronze Age)

Site number 1

NGR 121300 933017

Council 410

County 26

Parish UIG

Lab Analysis ID AA-24968

Material Dated charcoal

Researcher Ashmore 1997

Sponsor Historic Scotland

Uncalibrated date bp +/- error 3575 bp +/-45

Uncalibrated date ad/bc +/- error 1625 bc +/-45

Delta -25.8

Completed by National Science Foundation Radiocarbon Facility University of Arizona, USA

Calibration program used OxCal 3.10

From information compiled by Patrick Ashmore