Moore, Richard, Lingard, Claire, Johnson, M, Clarke, Ann, Hastie, M, Cressey, M, Cruickshanks, Gemma and Hamilton, Derek (2019) Neolithic pits and Late Bronze Age roundhouses in the Upper Ury Valley, Aberdeenshire. Proceedings of the Society Antiquaries of Scotland, 148. pp. 13-47. ISSN 0081-1564

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Abstract

Archaeological monitoring of works on a gas pipeline route in Aberdeenshire, north-west of Inverurie, resulted in the discovery and excavation of several groups of Neolithic pits and four Bronze Age roundhouses. The Neolithic pits were concentrated around the Shevock Burn, a small tributary of the Ury, and in the East and North Lediken areas to the north. They produced significant assemblages of Early Neolithic Impressed Ware and of Modified Carinated Bowl. The Bronze Age roundhouses included the heavily truncated remains of a post-built structure near Pitmachie, the remains of a pair of ring ditch structures near Little Lediken Farm, and another ring ditch structure close to Wrangham village.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Post-built roundhouse, Modified Carinated Bowl, Impressed Ware, Ring-ditch roundhouse, Bronze Age, Neolithic pits
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D051 Ancient History
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2019 13:23
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2019 13:23
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/2416

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