SAIR34Two prehistoric short-cists and an early medieval long-cist cemetery with dug graves on Kingston Common, North Berwick, East Lothian
by Ian Suddaby*
with contributions from Paul Duffy, Adam Jackson, John Lawson, Ann MacSween & Graeme Warren and illustrations by George Mudie, Kevin Hicks & Leeanne Whitelaw
*CFA Archaeology Ltd, Old Engine House, Eskmills Park, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 7PQ
ISBN 978 09039 0365 3
Published in September 2009 by The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, in association with The Council for British Archaeology and Historic Scotland, in Adobe Acrobat format. Available free of charge (see Terms & Conditions of Use).
Human remains were discovered during the laying of a water pipe to service the refurbished Fenton Tower at Kingston, near North Berwick, in 2001. Two short-cist burials, thirty-eight long-cist burials and bank-defined terraces containing dug graves and a possible chapel (NT58SW 152) were found. It is suggested that three main periods of burial are represented, spanning the Neolithic to the early second millennium AD.
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|Table of Contents|
|List of Illustrations|
|List of Plates|
|List of Tables|
|3.1 Discovery, aims and methods|
|3.4 Excavation Results|
|3.4.1 Trench 1|
|3.4.2 Trench 2|
|3.4.3 Trench 3|
|3.4.4 Trench 4|
|3.4.5 Trench 5|
|3.4.6 Water pipe trench|
|3.5 Coarse stone by Adam Jackson|
|3.6 Chipped stone by Graeme Warren|
|3.7 Prehistoric pottery by Ann MacSween|
|3.8 Medieval and later ceramics by John Lawson|
|3.9 Skeletal remains by Paul Duffy|
|3.10 Radiocarbon dates|
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