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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 670803

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/670803

NJ90NW 220 9415 0611

A few days' excavation after demolition of dangerous buildings allowed a small undisturbed courtyard to be explored. This lay c 40m NE of the site excavated in 1981 at 12 Martin's Lane, at which some remains of the Carmelite Friary buildings, including perhaps part of the Church, were found (see NJ90NW 49). Below the courtyard surface were layers of post-medieval and medieval garden soil. Within the soil layers were fragmentary human remains, amounting to portions of one adult and three children. This area would seem to have been within the precincts of the Friary and near the cemetery, which may have lain to the E rather than N of the Church.

Sponsor: SDD: HBM

J A Stones and J Cross 1987.

The archive from 15-25 Hadden Street has been catalogued. It consists of manuscripts, drawings and photographic material.

Historic Scotland Archive Project (FO) 1997.

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