n.a., (1995). Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 125. Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

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Gordon J Barclay
Olwyn Owen
1 - 8
Gordon J Barclay
Christopher J Russell-White
9 - 27
Jill Kendrick
29 - 67
Andrea N Smith
69 - 138
James S Rideout
139 - 195
James S Rideout
Sylvia Stevenson
197 - 235
Sylvia Stevenson
Hazel Moore
Graeme Wilson
237 - 251
Joanna Close-Brooks
253 - 277
Joanna Close-Brooks
Andrew J Dunwell
279 - 288
Andrew J Dunwell
Iain Banks
289 - 343
Brendan O C O'Connor
Trevor G Cowie
345 - 367
John Terry
369 - 427
Stephen P Carter
429 - 482
Stephen P Carter
Ian D Mate
483 - 497
Ian D Mate
William S Hanson
J G P Friell
499 - 519
Andrew J Dunwell
Ian Ralston
521 - 576
Andrew J Dunwell
Geoff B Bailey
577 - 600
Lawrence J F Keppie
Geoff B Bailey
Andrew J Dunwell
J H McBrien
Keith Speller
601 - 672
Presents the results of twenty-one excavations and watching briefs along the Wall. The alignment of the Wall and the position of fort defences were identified in several places. New information about the superstructure of the Wall, soldiers' diet, and the contemporary environment was obtained. There are specialist reports on: Botanical remains from the inner ditch' by Sheila Boardman & Camilla Dickson (653); `Plant macrofossils' by Sheila Boardman (654--5); and `Pollen analysis' by Camilla Dickson (655--6). `Appendix 1: casual finds along the Wall' edited by G B Bailey (661--3) includes notes on pottery fragments from P V Webster (661), an intaglio by M Henig (661--2), and coins by J D Bateson (663). `Appendix 2: Mungo Buchanan's account of excavations at Watling Lodge in 1894' edited by G B Bailey (664--5), `Appendix 3: analysis of rampart material Tayavalla' by R Tipping (666), and `Appendix 4: analysis of botanical remains from Kirkintilloch' by Sheila Boardman & Camilla Dickson (666--8) complete proceedings.
Alan Small
J D Bateson
673 - 676
Roman coins as dating evidence for Drumderrach souterrain.
Katherine Forsyth
677 - 696
Offers a new interpretation of the inscribed spindle whorl.
Roderick P J McCullagh
697 - 718
Reports work surrounding the stone, undertaken prior to the construction of a protective glass pavilion around it.
Roderick P J McCullagh
Andrew J Dunwell
Trevor G Cowie
Margaret F Bruce
Tim Neighbour
Alastair Roy Rees
719 - 752
Six burials of ninth--tenth-century date recorded between 1991 and 1994, plus one tenth-century burial recorded in 1979, lead to the suggestion that the headland was a Viking cemetery area. There is an appendix `Surface collection of artefacts' by Tim Neighbour & Andrew Dunwell (747--9).
Andrew J Dunwell
Olwyn Owen
Richard Welander
753 - 770
Notes the discovery of silver gilt `Pictish' penannular brooch fragments in association with part of an iron sword blade and corroded iron material including part of a sickle blade. `The fibres associated with the brooch' by Thea Gabra-Sanders (761--2) and `The organic remains associated with the sword and sickle' by Amanda Clydesdale (762) conclude proceedings.
James A Graham-Campbell
John Sheehan
771 - 778
A hoard of five silver arm-rings, probably from Scotland, is reconstructed on the basis of three extant rings in the British Museum and five base-metal copies in the National Museum of Ireland.
David Reed
779 - 791
Reports rescue excavation on a roughly circular, ditch-enclosed, cemetery site which uncovered a complex cluster of east/west and north/south facing burials. There were crudely worked sandstone `head-sets' in some graves but no artefacts.
David Reed
Malcolm Thurlby
793 - 812
A discussion of the structure in the context of other foundations, with particular reference to the influence of Henry I's foundation of Reading Abbey.
Philip Philip McAleer
813 - 879
An attempt to chronicle the Tironensian Abbey's construction -- particularly that of the church. `Appendix 1: the area between the south gable and the chapter-house' (864--6), and `Appendix 2: the south-west stair turret of the transept' (866--8) conclude proceedings.
Jerry O'Sullivan
881 - 900
Reports excavations in the course of conservation work that revealed the church's structural evolution. Medieval and post-medieval burials were discovered along with indications of pre-church activity. There are details of `Coins and coin-weight' by N M McQ Holmes (898--9).
G S Gimson
901 - 916
Reports the results of research into a fourteenth-century marble effigy's subject matter -- thought here to be King William the Lion (d. 1214).
David Bowler
Adrian Cox
Catherine Smith
917 - 999
Reports: medieval--post-medieval malting kilns at `Mill Street' by Martin Brann & Neil McGavin (ed David Bowler) (918--30); early medieval buildings at `King Edward Street' by Peter Clark & Linda Blanchard (ed David Bowler) (931--8); investigations into possible Dominican Friary site at `Kinnoull Street' by David Bowler & Derek Hall (939--47) including cemetery evidence; `Blackfriars House' by David Bowler & Derek Hall (947--54). The artefacts section, by B Ford (959--79) includes notes on: `Horse equipment' by B Ellis (963); `Numismatica' by N Holmes (965); `Porous ceramic material' by C Underwood (965); `Stone shot' by M Brann (966); `Doorway pediment' by N Cameron & D Bowler (966); `Ceramic building material' by D W Hall (968, 970); `Textiles' by H Bennett (971); `Leather' by C Thomas & A Walsh~(971). There are details of `The human skeletal remains from Kinnoull Street' by M Bruce (ed A Cox) (979--85), `Animal bone' by C Smith (986--9), `The botanical remains: Mill Street & King Edward Street' by D Robinson (ed C Smith) (990--3). Finally, `Pollen and particle size analysis of ditch deposits' by D Robinson (ed C Smith) (994) concludes proceedings.
Christopher J Russell-White
1001 - 1021
Reports shallow pits and a possible mill-lade found whilst excavating an earlier site. There are details of: `The pottery' by Derek W Hall (1011--13); `Metal, glass, coins and jet' by Barbara A Ford (1014--15); `Coins' by Nicholas McQ Holmes (1015--16); and `Documentary sources' by Catriona M M Graham (1016).
John H Lewis
1023 - 1044
Excavations revealed a stretch of precinct wall of Dunfermline Abbey -- probably fourteenth-century in date. A medieval corn-drying kiln and a probable nineteenth-century loom stance were also located. There are details of `The pottery' by Robert Will & George Haggarty (1034--6), `Clay tobacco pipes' by Dennis B Gallagher (1036--7), and `Palaeoenvironmental analyses' by Tim Holden, Dorothy Rankin & Alan Duffy (1037--9).
Jerry O'Sullivan
1045 - 1068
A general review of the topography and archaeology of Coupar Angus, particularly the Cistercian Abbey site. Early settlement evidence and cemetery data are noted. There are details of `Soil sample analysis' by Stephen Carter (1062--3), and `Human skeletal remains' by Tanya O'Sullivan~(1063). `Appendix 1: modern accounts and images of Coupar Angus' (1065--6), `Appendix 2: primary sources' (1066), and `Appendix 3: finds catalogue' (1067) conclude proceedings.
J O'Sullivan
Charles McKean
1069 - 1090
Mostly historical account of the architecture of the unique fortified villa and of its owner Sir James Hamilton of Finnart, illegitimate great-grandson of James II.
Stephen T Driscoll
1091 - 1108
Reports on Iron Age and post-medieval fortifications on the highest point in Dundee. There are notes on `The samian' by Alan F Leslie (1100--2) and `The environmental studies' by Sheila Boardman & Hazel Moore (1102).
Robert S Will
T N Dixon
1109 - 1118
Reports excavations in the courtyard area, including details of: `The modern pottery' by G Cruickshank & R S Will (1114); `The clay pipes' by C J M Martin (1116); `Glass' by K R Murdoch (1116--17); and `Animal bones' by Catherine Smith & G W Ian Hodgson (1117).
John Cannell
John H Lewis
1119 - 1129
Excavation within the barmkin of the towerhouse was carried out in advance of renovation. The investigation revealed part of the flagged and cobbled surface of the courtyard and the fragmentary remains of a building abutting the tower. It is thought that this outbuilding belonged to the original, late sixteenth-century layout associated with the tower.
Dennis B Gallagher
John G Harrison
1131 - 1142
An overview based on documentary and artefactual evidence.
Athol L Murray
1143 - 1161
An examination of the accepted view that the building fell into ruin after 1688 based on unpublished documentary sources and efforts to save it between 1688 and 1741. `Appendix 1: views showing the Bishop's Castle' (1155--6) and `Appendix 2: documents relating to the Bishop's Castle, 1693--1736' (1157--60) conclude proceedings.
Hugh Cheape
1163 - 1173
Considers an early eighteenth-century portrait as a document of social and cultural history. Two appendices provide documentary evidence (1171--2).
John Burnett
George R Dalgleish
1175 - 1186
An article considering a silver arrow, given as a prize in medieval revivalist games of the nineteenth century. There are appendices on `The medals attached to the Marchmont Arrow' (1183--5) and on nineteen other `Scots silver arrows' dating to between 1603 and 1850 (1185--6).
John Burnett
1187 - 1191
A medal of one minor cricket club is described and set in context.
1193 - 1200
Gives details of the following lectures: `The Cluniac monastery of Paisley' by John Malden (1193--4); `The Sculptor's Cave, Covesea, Moray: from Bronze Age ossuary to Pictish shrine' by Ian A G Shepherd (1194--5); `Digging for flint: the Den of Boddam/Buchan Ridge Gravel Project, Aberdeenshire' by Alan Saville & David Bridgland (1195--6); `The Discovery Programme: recent developments in Irish archaeological research' by Anne Lynch (1197--8); `Scotland in the Little Ice Age: the science and the poetry' by Ian Morrison (1198); `Map-making in Roman Scotland: from Marinus to the Military Survey' by Gordon S Maxwell (1199); and finally, `Images and artefacts: the material culture of Jacobitism in Scotland and England, 1688--1788' by Eirwen E C Nicholson (1200).
1201 - 1214
1215 - 1226