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Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/71 PO Historic Scotland Archive Project Camster, Long - Excavation of the SW forecourt 7 prints of the SW forecourt and denuded cairn behind, with detail and general shots of horns C and D, the platform foundation blocks, and the large slabs, scree and rubble that backed the facade. 1980 Batch Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/87 Historic Scotland Archive Project Camster, Long - Excavation of the cairn and features within the old ground surface 35 negatives of the cairn's construction, plus stakeholes, postholes and burnt areas beneath the cairn: 4: B 52 bomber over Camster. 5-11: Section through the cairn at 29.5m N. 12-13: Grey-ash burnt area - feature at 20.1m N 21m E. 14-15: Possible posthole e at 26m N 24m E. 16-17: Posthole 8 at 32.4m N 19.6m E. Emptied but with the packing left in situ. 18-19: Burnt area at 27.8m N 21m E, including posthole 7. 20-21: Oval depression at 28.8m N 21.3m E. Before half sectioned. Also posthole 7 and nearby stakeholes. 22: Posthole 8 at 32.4m N 19.6m E. Some packing stone removed. 23-24: Burnt area and oval depression 28 - 29m N 21 - 22m E after further stone removal. 25-28: Possible posthole f at 25.3m N 19.5m E during excavation. 29-35: Posthole 6 at 25.4m N 19.9m E and possible posthole 25.6m N 19.75m E. 36-38: NW wall between 27 -30m N after the removal of the long cairn and before the addition of fallen wall stones. 1980 Batch Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/88 Historic Scotland Archive Project Camster, Long - Excavation of NW wall and the old ground surface 20 negatives of the cairn wall between 27 - 30m N, plus the old ground surface at 27 - 29m N: 2-5: Section through the NW wall at 30m N. 6-9: Section through the NW wall at 27m N. 10: Old ground surface at 27 - 29m N after the removal of the basal courses on the NW side of the cairn. Note the stone holes. 11-12: S face of section through the cairn at 29.5m N. 13-15: NW cairn wall at 27m N. 16-18: NW cairn wall at 29m N. Some packing has been removed. 19-21: NW cairn wall between 27 -29m N before the addition of further wall stones. 1980 Batch Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/90 Historic Scotland Archive Project Camster, Long - Restoration of the NW and SE walls, and the SW forecourt 36 negatives of the SE wall between 27 - 35m N, the NW wall between 20 - 27m N, and the restored SW forecourt: 2-11: Basal stones of the SE wall of the cairn. 12: Backing wall to the long cairn on the NW side, between 20 - 27m N. 13: Sheep fank at the S end of the cairn. 14-15: Restored SW forecourt and facade. 16-21: Base stones of kerb and initial courses of the SE cairn wall between 27 -32m N. 22-29: Base stones of kerb and initial courses of the SE cairn wall between 28 -32m N. 30-31: Restored SE wall and kerb base stones between 23 - 34m N. 32: Restored SE wall between 18 - 26m N. 33: Castle at Old Wick. 34: Cairn of Get. 35-37: Restored SE wall and partially rebuilt kerb between 22 - 34m N. 1980 Batch Level
Prints and Drawings BD 28/01 CO Historic Scotland Archive Project Plans of trench locations; contour plans with chambers and revetments marked; plan of NE forecourt, platform and facade. 1971 Batch Level
Prints and Drawings BD 28/02 Historic Scotland Archive Project Chamber A: section through the chamber at 57N; plan of stones overlying passage roofing stones; plan of passage roofing stones; elevation of the chamber and passage (N side); ground plan of the chamber and passage. 1971 Batch Level
Prints and Drawings BD 28/03 CO Historic Scotland Archive Project Chamber B: ground plan of chamber and passage; elevations of chamber and passage; plans marked with chamber and passage measurements. 1971 Batch Level
Prints and Drawings BD 28/04 CO Historic Scotland Archive Project Profiles measured across the long cairn at 2m intervals. 6/1971 Batch Level
Prints and Drawings BD 28/05 CO Historic Scotland Archive Project Chamber B: re-roofing / consolidation plans. Detailed plans of the chamber B dome. 7/1972 Batch Level
Prints and Drawings BD 28/06 CO Historic Scotland Archive Project Survey plans of S end of the cairn. Includes revetment and basal stones; SW facade, forecourt and horns; and the outlying stone block. 1966 Batch Level
Prints and Drawings BD 28/07 Historic Scotland Archive Project Survey and grid contour plans of cairn after excavation and consolidation. 1976 Batch Level
Prints and Drawings BD 28/08 Historic Scotland Archive Project Finds location plans. Site plan of pottery finds. Plan of small finds and features in the SW forecourt. 1971 Batch Level
Prints and Drawings BD 28/09 Historic Scotland Archive Project Pottery small finds illustrations. 7/1980 Batch Level
Prints and Drawings BD 28/10 Historic Scotland Archive Project Chamber revetments. Plan of chamber A and its revetment. Plan of chamber B revetment. 1976 Batch Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/86 Historic Scotland Archive Project Camster Long - Excavation of the cairn and features within the old ground surface 35 negatives of the carin's construction, plus postholes and burnt areas beneath the cairn: 4-5: Cairn on the NW side between 34-38m N. 6-10: S face of the section through the cairn at 25m N. Detail of the SE side. 11-12: Postholes at 18.5m N 20.6m E - empty but for packing. 13-14: Possible posthole at 18.2m N 19.4m E - empty but for packing. 15-16: Posthole 5 at 21.1m N 20.9E - half sectioned. 17-18: Burnt area at about 17m N 22m E. 19-25: Views of posthole 5 at 21.1m N20.9m E during excavation. 26-27: Basal layers of the cairn on the NW side, between 29-34m N. 28-29: Basal layers of the cairn on the SE side, between 32-34m N. 30-33: Section through the cairn at 29.5m N. 34: NW wall between 26-29m N. 35-36: Basal layer of the cairn at 27-29m N 18-21m E. 37: Old ground surface between 30-33m N. 1980 Batch Level
All Other 551 472/18/5/1 Audrey S Henshall Plates 1, 5, 6, 7, 15, 21 and 24 1955 Batch Level
All Other 551 472/20/19/1 Audrey S Henshall Photographic copies of four original sketches of "Camster-type chambers". c. 1966 Batch Level
All Other 551 472/20/19/2 Audrey S Henshall Annotated photocopies of four original sketches of "Camster-type chambers". c. 1966 Batch Level
All Other 551 472/18/5 Audrey S Henshall Camster Round and Camster Long 1955 Sub-Group Level
All Other 551 112/3/75 Historic Scotland Archive from excavations at Camster Long Cairn Sub-Group Level