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Linlthgow, The Vennel

Animal Remains (Early Medieval)

Site Name Linlthgow, The Vennel

Classification Animal Remains (Early Medieval)

Canmore ID 304490

Site Number NT07NW 303

NGR NT 00017 77154

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council West Lothian
  • Parish Linlithgow
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District West Lothian
  • Former County West Lothian


Watching Brief (13 April 2009 - 16 October 2009)

NT 000 771 A watching brief was carried out from 13 April–16 October 2009 during works associated with the construction of a combined sewerage outflow (CSO). Initial excavation of four trial holes showed 1.2m of significant disturbance relating to modern buildings and services. A concentration of animal bones was recovered from two drill cores at a depth of c3m.

The area excavated for the CSO had been disturbed to a depth of 1.75m during the installation of a concrete

clad sewerage pipe, with made ground and rubble present throughout the area. No archaeological features or deposits were recorded.

Archive: RCAHMS (intended). Report: RCAHMS and West Lothian Council’s HER

Funder: Scottish Water Solutions

Stuart Mitchell and Dean Williams – CFA Archaeology Ltd


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