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Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/32 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Restoration in Cutting III 6 prints of chamber A during restoration. Photographs depict the chamber, passage and entrance during restoration. 1973 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/33 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Restoration in Cuttings VI & XII Restoration of chamber B: 7 prints of the restored SE revetment and entrance to chamber B, including one photograph of the interior of the chamber. 1973 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/34 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation and restoration in Cutting I 5 prints of horn B and the SE revetment during excavation and restoration. 1971 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/35 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation in Cutting VI 19 prints of the SE wall between chamber A and B: 1-3: Cutting VI: General views of the SE revetment. 4-8: Cutting VI: The SE inner wall, kerb and collapse between 43 - 51m N. 9-19: Photographs of the revetment walling between chambers B and A, (reading from left to right). 1971 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/36 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation in Cutting XII. 13 prints of the SE wall between 36 - 42m N: General photographs of the SE wall, including detailed shots of the basal course. 1973 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/37 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Restoration in Cutting VIII One photograph of the restored SE wall between 15 - 20m N. 6/8/1973 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/38 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation in Cutting IV 4 photographs of horn D and the NW wall between 8 - 12m N. 8/7/1971 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/39 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation in Cutting XII 13 prints of NW wall between 36 - 44m N. Detail includes the Buttress Stone, at least five courses of the long cairn revetment and the putative revetment of the circular cairn surrounding chamber B. 1971 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/40 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation in Cutting VIb 7 prints of the circular revetment of the round cairn surrounding chamber B. 1972 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/41 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Restoration in Cuttings XII and XI 6 prints of the restoration work of chamber B. Includes shots of the fibreglass dome, the restored revetment and the finished monument with all the cairn material replaced. 2 prints of the wall face leaning outwards with horn A in the background. 4/7/1973 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/42 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation and restoration in Cuttings I & II 13 prints of the excavation and restoration of the NE forecourt, including detailed shots of horns A and B, and part of the section through the blocking. 1971 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/43 PO Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation in Cutting IV & V 19 prints of the excavation of the SW forecourt: 1-3: General views before excavation. 4-18: General and detail of the forecourt blocking, the remains of the facade, the supporting slabs for the facade and horns C and D. 1971 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/44 Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation in Cuttings IV & V 12 negatives of the SE forecourt, including shots of the putative 'chamber X': 7: 'Chamber X': Putative collapsed N wall of the 'passage' to 'chamber X', taken from the S. 8-9: 'Chamber X': Putative collapsed wall and 'passage' to 'chamber X', taken from the E. 10-18: Cuttings IV & V: Various views of the SW forecourt with the forecourt blocking as found after Corcoran's excavation. 1976 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/45 Historic Scotland Camster, Long Excavation in Cuttings IV, V and the long cairn 30 negatives of the SW forecourt, the long cairn at 20 -21.5m, E 13 - 17m N (plus shots of excavations at Chesters fort and of an archaeologist relaxing): 1-12: Personal shots, including excavations at Chesters. 16-21: Cuttings VI & V: Views of the SW forecourt with the forecourt blocking in situ as found after Corcoran's excavation. 22-24: Cutting V: Horn C. 25-27: Cutting IV: Horn D. 28-30: Vertical view of the long cairn at 20 - 20.5m E, 13 - 17m N to illustrate one of the putative lines of upright slabs running across the cairn. 1976 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/46 Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation on the NW side of the long cairn 18 negatives of the extra NW revetment and collapsed wall from horn D to 20m N: 4-5: Cutting IV: View of horn D, collapsed walling and extra revetment, before excavation, taken from the S. 6-8: Cutting IV: View of horn D, collapsed walling and extra revetment, before excavation, taken from the N. 9-11: 10 - 12m N: Collapsed walling and extra revetment, before excavation. 12-14: 06 - 12m N: Collapsed walling and extra revetment, before excavation. 15-16: 13 - 16m N: Collapsed walling and extra revetment, before excavation. 17-18: 14 - 20m N: Extra revetment, collapsed walling, the revetment wall and the pitched cairn. View of the revetment wall as found after the removal of extra revetment / collapsed walling by Corcoran's excavation. Pitched construction of the long cairn after the removal of the initial layer of cairn material. 19: 14 - 16m N: Collapsed walling and revetment wall. 20-21: 15 - 20m N: Pitched construction in the long cairn, after the removal of initial cairn material. 1976 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/47 Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation on the NW side of the long cairn 16 negatives of extra revetment, collapsed wall and revetment wall between horn D and 20m N. 4-6: Cutting IV: Extra revetment of horn D, before excavation. 7: 09.5 - 11.75m N: Detail of the collapsed wall, before excavation. 8-11: 09.5 - 11.75m N: Detail of the extra revetment and collapsed wall, before excavation. 12-13: 05 - 10m N: Detail of the extra revetment and collapsed wall, before excavation. 14-15: 07.5 - 12m N: Detail of the extra revetment and collapsed wall, before excavation. 16-19: 15 - 20m N: Cairn showing pitched construction after the removal of the intial layer of cairn material. 1976 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/48 Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation in Cuttings IV, V and on the NW revetment 11 negatives of excavation in the SE forecourt and on the NW revetment between 08 - 12m N: 3-5: Cuttings IV & V: The SE forecourt with upper layer of blocking removed. 6-8: 08 - 10.5m N: Detail of the extra revetment after the removal of the upper layer of stones. 9-11: 07 - 11m N: Extra revetment and collapsed walling after the removal of the upper layer of stones. 12-13: 09 - 12m N: Collapsed walling, before excavation. 1976 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/49 Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavations on the long cairn and in Cuttings IV and V 21 excavation negatives of the long cairn construction, along the NW and SE revetments between 06 - 20m N, and of the SW forecourt: 2-5: 14 - 20m N: Demonstrates the pitched construction of the cairn on the NW side. 6-7: 13 - 18m N: Demonstrates the pitched and vertical slab construction of the cairn on the SE side. Note the angular blocks. 8: 15 - 20m N: NW and SE sides of the cairn. Shows cairn construction after the removal of initial cairn material on the NW side, and removal of the upper layers on the SE. View taken from the S. 9: 15 - 20m N: SE side of the long cairn after the removal of upper cairn layers. 10-11: 15 - 20m N: NW side of the cairn, demonstrating its pitched construction after the removal of upper layers. 12-13: 16.5 - 18m N: Detail of the pitched construction of the long cairn at its apex. 14-16: Cuttings IV & V: Wide-angled view of SW forecourt, with the upper layer of the forecourt blocking removed. 17-19: 05 - 15m N: General view of the long cairn, taken from the NE. 20: 15 - 20m N: SE side of the long cairn, after the removal the upper cairn. 21-22: Cutting IV: SW forecourt extra revetment. Note the basal stones within the old ground surface. 1976 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/51 Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation in Cuttings IV and V, along the NW and SE revetments and on the long cairn 18 excavation negatives of the SW forecourt, including detail of finds in situ, the revetments between 13 - 20m N and construction detail of the long cairn: 5-9: Cuttings IV & V: Forecourt blocking in stages 3 and 4 of excavation. 10: 15 - 20m N: Rebuilt revetment on the SE side. The cairn with the upper layers of stone removed. 11: 17.5 - 18.5m N: NW side of the cairn, detailing the pitched stones at the apex. 12: 13 - 15m N: Upper part of the cairn on the NW, after the removal of the initial layers. 13-14: Cuttings IV & V: Pottery (407, 408) and flint scraper (411) embedded in the old ground surface. 15: 13 - 15m N: Extra NW revetment as found. 16: Cutting V: Paved layer underneath the forecourt blocking (stage 5 of excavation). 17-18: Cutting IV: Pitched stones against the inner face of horn D. 19-21: 13 - 20m N: NW extra revetment, revetment wall and cairn after the removal of upper layers of cairn material. 22: Cutting IV: Pitched and horizontal stones against the inner face of horn D and platform. 1976 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/52 Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation in Cuttings IV and V, and on the NW side of the cairn 21 negatives of the SW forecourt and of the construction of the long cairn: 1-4: Cutting IV: General and detail of the pitched and horizontal stones against the inner face of horn D and the forecourt platform. 5-6: 13 - 19m N: Pitched construction of the cairn, after the removal of the upper layers on the SE side. 7-11: Cuttings IV & V: SW forecourt cleared of blocking. 12-21: Cuttings IV & V: Detail of the SW forecourt platform blocks. 1976 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/53 Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation in Cuttings IV and V, and on the NW wall 15 negatives of the SW forecourt and the NW revetment, collapsed wall and cairn between 13 - 15m N, including bone group 435 within the collapsed wall: 2-3: Cutting IV: Platform and inner wall in the SW forecourt between 17 - 20m E. Note the slabs on top of the platform blocks before excavation. 4: 13 - 15m N: NW extra revetment, collapsed wall and cairn as found. 5: 13 - 15m N: NW extra revetment, collapsed wall and cairn after the removal of the upper layers. 6-9: Cuttings IV & V: Platform and inner wall in the SW forecourt between 17 - 23.5m E. Note the slabs on top of the platform blocks after the removal of the top two layers. 10: Cutting IV: Platform and inner wall in the SW forecourt between 17.5 - 20m N. Note the thin basal slabs on top of the platform blocks. 11-12: NW revetment wall 1700 / 1600 - bone group 435 within the collapsed wall. 13-16: Party on the beach, including shots of a lone piper. 1976 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/54 Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation of 'chamber X', the SE and NW walls and horn D 20 negatives of putative 'chamber X', the SE wall between 09 -13m N, the NW wall between 10 - 15m N and horn D: 3-5: 'Chamber X' as found after Corcoran's excavation (at stage 1). 6-8: 'Chamber X' - note the large horizontal slabs (at stage 2). 9-11: 09 - 13m N: SE collapsed revetment wall. 12-15: 10 -15m N: NW collapsed wall. 16-20: Horn D - note the stone filling between the platform and inner wall between 16 - 19m E. 21-22: Horn D - after the removal of the stone filling and ready for consolidation. 1976 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/55 Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation on horn D and the NW and SE walls 20 negatives of horn D, the NW wall between 09 - 15.5m N and SE wall between 09.4 - 11.8m N: 3-4: Horn D - before reconstruction. 5-8: 09 - 15.5m N: NW collapsed wall after the removal of the large slabs. 9-11: 09.4 - 11.8m N: SE collapsed revetment wall. 12-20: 09 - 15.5m N: NW collapsed revetment wall after the removal of some collapsed walling. 21-22: 09.4 - 11.8m N: Rebuilt SE revetment wall. 1976 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images BP 1/56 Historic Scotland Camster, Long - Excavation of the NW wall and restoration of the SE wall 18 negatives of the rebuilt SE wall between 09.4 - 11.8m N, of the NW revetment wall between 14.5 - 19.5m N, of a pit within the SW forecourt and a group of bones: 4-5: Rebuilt SE revetment wall. 6-11: Basal courses of the NW revetment wall between 14.5 - 19.5m N. 12-13: Pit dug into the old ground surface in the SW forecourt (0680 / 1745). 14-21: Bone group 435 as found beneath the collapsed wall (1700 / 1600). 1976 Item Level