A monumental stone commemorating the life of George Ramsay of Foulden Bastle.

Download the A monumental stone commemorating the life of George Ramsay of Foulden Bastle pdf
Tam Ward – the early years

Archaeological endeavour – a brief autobiography, by Tam Ward

This pdf – Archaeological endeavour – a brief autobiography  is a true account of how I became involved in archaeology and the principal events which occurred during that time and until the date of writing. I am often asked how I...
Reindeer Hunters report

How did Late Upper Palaeolithic reindeer hunters live?

Download the full report How did Late Upper Palaeolithic reindeer hunters live?. This essay attempts to understand aspects of the lifestyles of the Late Upper Palaeolithic (LUP) people who arrived for seasonal camps at Howburn Farm near Biggar, and who...

The Howburn Farm Lithic Tools

A new pdf report with a partial photographic presentation of the Howburn Farm Late Upper Palaeolithic and later prehistoric tool and lithic assemblage is now available to download. Howburn Farm is currently a unique name in Scottish archaeology as having...
Report on Lime clamp kiln at Glencotho

Lime clamp kiln at Glencotho excavation 2015

Excavation of a lime clamp kiln at Glencotho, Peeblesshire, Scottish Borders. BAG Lime kiln Report
Gold, Silver and Bronze objects found in South Lanarkshire

The Treasures of South Lanarkshire

What is Treasure? The Treasures of South Lanarkshire is an attempt by the author to highlight the almost unbelievable wealth of curated and built heritage of the area, and much of which is probably unknown to the general public, but all...

Treasures of South Lanarkshire – 4 reports in one

The Treasures of South Lanarkshire is an attempt by the author to highlight the almost unbelievable wealth of curated and built heritage of the area. The work comprises of four parts: The Treasures of South Lanarkshire Part 1     The Treasures of South Lanarkshire...
David Fisher, artist – his Clydesdale legacy pdf report

David Fisher, Artist 1946-2013 – his Clydesdale legacy

This report David Fisher, artist – report on his Clydesdale legacy is produced in memory of David Fisher and hopefully as a more lasting legacy of his contribution to our local heritage. The images are available from the writer...
Biggar Kirk Report cover

Biggar Kirk report

Download the report with this link Biggar Kirk Report A brief history of Biggar Kirk and a tour of its principal features including its oak roof. Biggar Kirk (Pl 3), formerly known as St Mary’s Church is unique, being the last Pre-Reformation...
Biggar Kirk bell tower

Biggar Kirk a tour of principle features and brief history

Biggar Kirk, formerly known as St Mary’s Church is unique, being the last Pre-Reformation church to be built in Scotland. A fascinating history of the church dating back to the 12th century is available and some aspects of the building...

Heritage Trails

Research projects

Bastle Houses and Sheep Buchts

Selection of microliths

Mesolithic Biggar

Daer reservoir showing peat where water is down

Reservoir Archaeology