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Date 31 July 2017 - 5 August 2017

Event ID 1037752

Category Recording

Type Excavation


NN 02977 03033 Site investigations were carried out, 31 July – 5 August 2017, on the upstanding ruined remains of two buildings at Auchindrain Township Museum. The investigations involved members of Auchindrain Trust, Dig It! 2017, Xchange Scotland, young people from Argyll High Schools, the local authority’s Adult Education and Youth Work Department, and the local skills Development Scotland unit. The work focused on investigating the function of buildings T and U and a small midden feature at the front of building A. During the work the remains of buildings T and U were uncovered and evidence of their pre-abandonment use as a byre and barn exposed.

Archive: NRHE (intended)

Funder: Heritage Lottery Fund and National Museums of Scotland

Maureen C Kilpatrick – GUARD Archaeology Ltd

(Source: DES, Volume 18)

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