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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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