Contact

Location:
Dates: 3rd July -23rd September 2017
Cost: £50 per week for first 2 weeks, thereafter free, plus £20 Booking Fee (non refundable).
Age: Under 16 accompanied by an adult. Any other age accepted.
Training / Experience: No experience required.
Accommodation: None provided, but local campsites and B&Bs are available.
Organization: Stewartry Archaeological Trust
Name: Alastair Penman, Excavation Director
Address: Kingston, Rhonehouse, Castle Douglas DG7 1SA
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01556 680478
Web: www.sat.org.uk

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Stone lined medieval drain. (Photo: Lisbet Penman)

Stone lined medieval drain. (Photo: Lisbet Penman)

Comprises 3 Kerb cairns from Neolithic to Medieval, multi settlement eras. Many prehistoric cremation burials dating from EBA to Iron Age in Galloway. Current excavation is excavating 12th-century Celto Norse Motte Hill and associated defences. Also several EBA burials. All welcome to try their hand at excavation, young or old, amateur and professional alike as volunteers.