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...
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...
Mechanical digger and dumper truck working on the M74 project excavation

Digitised M74 Report from 1992

The out of print report by Tam Ward on the survey work by the Biggar Archaeology Group as part of the M74 upgrade in Clydesdale, now South Lanarkshire, in 1990, it has now been digitised. Upper Clydesdale through the Ages...

Survey of St Mary’s Churchyard

Download Survey of St Mary's Churchyard pdf Previous inventories of the pre-1855 gravestone inscriptions in St Mary's Churchyard, Biggar, produced by John Smith in 1916 and Sheila Scott in 1972, have been updated by Biggar Archaeology Group with the addition...
St Mary's Church, Biggar

Survey of St Mary’s Churchyard, Biggar

This Biggar Archaeology Group report on Survey of St Mary's Churchyard is an update to previous inventories of the pre-1855 gravestone inscriptions in St Mary's Churchyard, Biggar, produced by John Smith in 1916 and Sheila Scott in 1972. This version...
Smithwood slip ware bowl – reconstructed

Early 18th century pottery from pre Lowland Clearance sites in Scotland

Several excavated sites in southern Scotland have produced assemblages of early 18th century red earthenware and other types of Staffordshire type slip ware pottery. The sites are known to have been abandoned before 1760 and furthermore much of the pottery is...
18th Century pottery report cover

Early 18th century pottery from pre Lowland Clearance sites in Scotland.

Download pdf report: Early 18th century pottery from pre Lowland Clearance sites in Scotland. Several excavated sites in southern Scotland have produced assemblages of early 18th century red earthenware and other types of Staffordshire type slip ware pottery. The sites are...

Heritage Trails

Research projects

Bastle Houses and Sheep Buchts

Selection of microliths

Mesolithic Biggar

Daer reservoir showing peat where water is down

Reservoir Archaeology