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Watching Brief

Date 4 June 2010

Event ID 1047991

Category Recording

Type Watching Brief


A watching brief was maintained at Tantallon Castle during the removal of a redundant welcome/admissions sign at the entrance to the castle, and the excavation of a new site for the replacement sign to be installed. Nothing of archaeological significance was encountered during the course of this excavation. The main deposit within the trench was likely to be the result of backfilling from the installation of the previous sign. However, at completion the trench was not very deep (less than 0.5 m), and so there remains a distinct possibility that at depths greater than this, even in this area, features of significant archaeological interest survive.

Information from OASIS ID - kirkdale1-279403 (D Gorman) 2010

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