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Sites of the third millennium BC to the first millennium AD at North Mains, Strathallan, Perthshire

  title={Sites of the third millennium BC to the first millennium AD at North Mains, Strathallan, Perthshire},
  author={Gordon J Barclay and Lin Barnetson and Sjoerd J. P. Bohncke and Geoff Collins and Trevor G. Cowie and C. B. Denston and Peter D. Hulme and M. K. Kenworthy and Dorothy A. Lunt and Christopher Pare and Roger Powers and Lindsay Robertson and J. C. C. Romans and Jennifer Shirriffs and Michael J. Stenhouse and Olwen Williams Thorpe and Richard S. Thorpe and Caroline Wickham-Jones and Archibald Young and M Birkeland and James Rideout and Angela Townshend},
Three sites were excavated: a class II henge, a massive round barrow and a pair of ring-ditches. Five periods of activity were noted on the henge site: I - pre henge-bank activity, including one burial; II - the class II henge, a ditch with an external bank enclosing a timber ring (late third millennium BC); III - burial and ritual/domestic activity, the former associated with food vessels, cinerary urns and a beaker, the latter with beaker material (second millennium BC); IV - in situ… 

Excavations in the Neolithic and Bronze Age Complex at Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, 1947–1952 and 1981

From 1946 to 1952. excavations were undertaken in advance of destruction by gravel workings of a series of Neolithic and Early Bronze Age monuments at Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxon. These included a

Excavations at Three Early Bronze Age Burial Monuments in Scotland

The excavations of the cemetery groups at Balneaves, Loanleven and Park of Tongland facilitate an examination of many aspects of Bronze Age burial practices in Scotland. They are notable as much for

Space and Episodic Ritual at the monumental Neolithic round mound of Duggleby Howe, North Yorkshire, England

Since its excavation in the late 19th Century, the large mound at Duggleby Howe, Yorkshire, has long been regarded as one of the largest and most important Neolithic barrows in Britain. It covers a

Cairnpapple Revisited: 1948–1998

  • G. Barclay
  • History
    Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society
  • 1999
It is 50 years since Stuart Piggott excavated the prehistoric complex at Cairnpapple. At that time there were few excavated parallels in Scotland, and interpretation inevitably relied heavily on

Claish, stirling: an early Neolithic structure in its context

The excavation of a long timber-built structure of the early Neolithic near Callander (formerly Perthshire, now Stirling Council area) is described. The remains appear to be those of a structure

The excavation and survey of prehistoric enclosures at Blackshouse Burn, Lanarkshire

Limited excavations were carried out in 1985-6 on a large, subcircular enclosure and a smaller adjacent one, built on the edge of an ancient bog, on Pettinain Hill in Lanarkshire. These

A 5th Century bc Iron Age Chariot Burial from Newbridge, Edinburgh

The remains of the first Iron Age chariot burial in Britain outside Yorkshire were discovered during the winter of 2000–1, near the Bronze Age burial mound of Huly Hill, at Newbridge, Edinburgh.

The excavation of a kerbed cairn at Beech Hill House, Coupar Angus, Perthshire

A much-disturbed kerbed cairn was excavated in the summer of 1989, prior to building work on the site. Two phases of prehistoric activity were discerned. In Phase 1, evidence of pre-cairn

Report on the Excavation at the Duggleby Howe Causewayed Enclosure, North Yorkshire, May—July 2009

The Neolithic round barrow at Duggleby Howe comprises a substantial mound surrounded by a large causewayed ditch. The mound covers a rich Middle Neolithic burial sequence, as revealed by Mortimer's

Excavation of Neolithic enclosures at Cowie Road, Bannockburn, Stirling, 1984-5

Excavations undertaken in 1984 and 1985 on cropmark sites identified as pit and post alignments revealed a bow-ended pit-defined enclosure dated to late fifth to mid fourth millennium cal BC, a