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In recognition of the essential restrictions and measures imposed by the Scottish and UK Governments, we have closed all sites, depots and offices, including the HES Archives and Library, with immediate effect. Read our latest statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Special Surveys Mottes 2015

During 2015 RCAHMS conducted a series of surveys of motte sites in South Lanarkshire and Sutherland in support of William Wyeth's PhD research project on Early Stone Castles, supervised by Dr Piers Dixon, RCAHMS and Professor Richard Oram of Stirling University. These two groups were selected to compare mottes in two geographically dispersed areas.