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The two war memorials at Elsrickle, South Lanarkshire

19 June 2018

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Elsrickle has two war memorials in the village. One beside the now unused church at the bottom of the village, and commemorates four Privates, killed in various battles in WWI, while the other much smaller memorial is at the top of the village beside the main road for all to see.

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Six Castles and a Bastle in Upper Clydesdale

19 June 2018

This report features a localised grouping of castle sites and a bastle house that are given as a guide to defensive sites dating from the 12th to the 17th centuries in Upper Clydesdale, South Lanarkshire.

 

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Excavations and consolidation works at
Covington Tower and Doocot, South Lanarkshire

2 May 2018

Limited excavation was undertaken at Covington Tower and Doocot in 1982 in
advance of proposed consolidation works on the site to make it safe as a visitor
attraction. The restoration scheme as envisaged was never completed. A few archaeological details of the site were however revealed.

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Biggar Town – Urban Archaeological Project and brief history

1 May 2018

A few excavation trenches around Biggar produced little in terms of archaeological interest earlier than the 19th century; the results are however presented in this report to highlight the areas investigated and consideration is given to the townscape in terms of antiquity.

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Glenochar Bastle House and Fermtoun

1 December 2017

An updated account of the discovery, survey, consolidation, excavations and research of a 17th-century defensive farmhouse and buildings in Clydesdale, with supplementary contextual information.

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New heritage trail display panels in Daer Valley

22 November 2017

As part of Biggar Archaeology Group’s (BAG) initiatives in local heritage matters, five new display panels have been installed in Daer valley for the benefit of walkers to the area.

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A Miscellany Of Bastle Houses Updated Report

22 November 2017

Updated report to download

 

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