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C14 Radiocarbon Dating - Sample - AA-49297

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Scottish Radiocarbon Database


Charred pomoideae twig (Sample AB2) from the lower filling (Context 2B) of the foundation trench for the outer kerb of the primary monument. The trench was filled with compact clay and the sample comes from a discrete patch of charcoal - the only such material found anywhere in the excavation. The sample was sealed by a substantial level of compact clay interpreted as the packing of the primary kerb.

Canmore ID 20571

Map Number NJ94NE

Site type Recumbent Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)

Site number 4

NGR 395880 847090

Council 110

County 01


Lab Analysis ID AA-49297

Material Dated Charcoal

Sponsor HS

Uncalibrated date bp +/- error 2855 bp +/-45

Uncalibrated date ad/bc +/- error 905 bc +/-45

Delta -27.2

Calibration program used No

Calibration curve used No

From information compiled by Patrick Ashmore