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Trial Trench

Date 1986

Event ID 998515

Category Recording

Type Trial Trench


A series of trial trenches revealed vestiges of stone buildings outside the N, E and possibly the S walls of the palace, cobbled roads leading to the E and S entrances, and an outer precinct wall and perhaps a ditch adjacent to the S range, SW tower and W range. 120m W of the palace, on the shore of a drained sea loch, were found a probable drying kiln and a wall, believed to be part of an 18th century cottage.

Sponsor: SDD : HBM

J H Lewis 1986

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