Excavation of a settlement and souterrain at Newmill, near Bankfoot, Perthshire

  title={Excavation of a settlement and souterrain at Newmill, near Bankfoot, Perthshire},
  author={Trevor Watkins and Gordon J Barclay},
  journal={Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland},
The accidental discovery of a souterrain beside the A9 road 14 km (8–7 miles) N of Perth led to its complete excavation and the investigation of several hundred square metres of the settlement with which it was associated. A single grave of the Beaker period was also discovered during excavation and is reported elsewhere in this volume. The souterrain was a massive example of the ‘southern Pictland’ group, and the settlement consisted of timber-framed circular houses of the familiar British… 

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