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Records from the Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

551 100

Description Records from the Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

Date 1989 to 2010

Collection Records from the Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

Catalogue Number 551 100

Category All Other

Scope and Content The collection comprises papers from the Department of Archaeology, Glasgow, and also its associated commercial unit, GUARD. Excavation archives comprise drawings, negatives, photographs, slides, digital media and reports. The archive documents excavations for large housing developments, wind farms, road schemes and community heritage trails. Notable projects include excavations at Hilton of Cadboll in 2001, commissioned by Historic Scotland; and along the route of the new dual carriageway A1 through East Lothian for the former Scottish Executive Trunk Roads Design and Construction Division (now Transport Scotland) between 2001 and 2007. Associated publications, A Fragmented Masterpiece: Recovering the Biography of the Hilton of Cadboll Pictish Cross-Slab and The Lands of Ancient Lothian; Interpreting the Archaeology of the A1 have since been produced.

Archive History Excavation archive material is deposited at RCAHMS by GUARD as projects are completed.

System of Arrangement Material is grouped by excavation site and organised roughly in the chronological order by which it was received.

Related Material The Historic Scotland Archive Project Collection holds GUARD excavation archives for Hilton of Cadboll.

Access Conditions Access is unrestricted.

Administrative History GUARD (Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division) was founded in 1989 and undertakes commercial contracts, research and consultancy in archaeology and heritage for industry and government, working across the UK and internationally. They provide a full range of archaeological services and products to academic standards established by the University of Glasgow. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division ceased to accept new business from 31 December 2010.

Accruals Further accruals are expected.

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1176399

Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 100) Records from the Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
Manuscripts MS 725/46 Report (no. 29.3) on archaeological assessment of the proposed A74 improvement scheme for the Scottish Office Industry Department Roads Directorate. 1993 Item Level
Manuscripts MS 725/32 Report (no. 29.3) - M74 archaeological survey, phase 3, appendix 4: the stripped area survey. Item Level
Manuscripts MS 725/89 Report (GUARD 269) of an archaeological assessment at Coatbridge Road, Bargeddie, for SL Homes. 1995 Item Level
Manuscripts MS 725/90 Report (GUARD 273) of a watching brief at Midlock Farm, Strathclyde Region. 1995 Item Level
Manuscripts MS 725/99 Report (GUARD 202) on recommendations towards a policy statement for medieval or later rural settlement (MOLRS) remains, undertaken on behalf of Historic Scotland. 1995 Item Level
Manuscripts MS 725/117 Report (GUARD 365) of an archaeological excavation of the North Range of Sherkin Island Friary, on behalf of the Office of Public Works (Ireland). 1996 Item Level
Manuscripts MS 725/142 Report (GUARD 348.3) of an archaeological field assessment of Steven's Croft and Millhousebridge, by Nethercleuch, on behalf of Dumfries and Galloway Enterprise Company and Kronospan. 1997 Item Level
Manuscripts MS 725/143 Report (GUARD 396A) of an archaeological watching brief of William Grant & Sons Distillery, Girvan, Area A, for William Grant & Sons Ltd. 1997 Item Level
Manuscripts MS 725/161 Report (GUARD 470) of an archaeological desk-top assessment of the Carradale-Tarbert 33kV rebuild project, for Scottish Hydro-Electric plc. 1997 Item Level
Prints and Drawings DC 40252 CO Archaeological site location map; A survey of woodlands around Loch Katrine for West of Scotland Water. Annotated map showing provisional woodland proposalas around the loch. 1997 Item Level
All Other 551 100/3 Archive from archaeological investigations in Angus council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/4 Archive from archaeological investigations in Argyll and Bute council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/13 Archive from archaeological investigations in Falkirk council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/18 Archive from archaeological investigations in Midlothian council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/22 Archive from archaeological investigations in Orkney Islands council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/19 Archive from archaeological investigations in Moray council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/28 Archive from archaeological investigations in South Lanarkshire council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/20 Archive from archaeological investigations in North Ayrshire council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/23 Archive from archaeological investigations in Perth and Kinross council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/24 Archive from archaeological investigations in Renfrewshire council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/29 Archive from archaeological investigations in Stirling council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/32 Archive from archaeological investigations in Western Isles council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/1 Archive from archaeological investigations in City of Aberdeen council area Group Level
All Other 551 100/5 Archive from archaeological investigations in Clackmannan council area Group Level

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