We are delighted to announce that we have been commissioned by the Gatehouse Development Initiative to assist them on their Gatehouse of Fleet in the Dark Ages project.
GUARD Archaeology is currently conducting a phase of preliminary investigations within Ardrossan Cemetery, North Ayrshire.
GUARD Archaeology Osteoarchaeologists Iraia Arabaolaza and Maureen Kilpatrick will be presenting the results of their recent excavation and analysis of two Bronze Age Cists at this year's Highland Archaeology Festival's Recent Archaeological Discoveries and Research Conference at the Eden Court Theatre in Inverness on the 13th October 2012.
GUARD Archaeology recently supported the excavation of a prehistoric midden near the foot of North Berwick Law.
We are delighted to announce that we have been commissioned by Argyll Mausoleum Limited to conduct HLF-funded preliminary archaeological investigations on the site where the Argyll Mausoleum is located adjacent to St Munn's Church, Kilmun, Argyll.
GUARD Archaeology held an Open Day between 11 am and 1 pm this past Saturday.
As part of GUARD Archaeology Limited's commitment to undertake archaeology projects in support of local communities, we are collaborating with Murray Cook of Stirling Council, Central Scotland Police and Torbrex Community Council in providing training opportunities at Randolphfield and Beechwood in Stirling this Summer.
GUARD Archaeology (Glasgow) is holding an Open Day between 11 am and 1pm on Saturday 15 September 2012.
We are delighted to announce that GUARD Archaeology Limited have been appointed by the Iona Housing Partnership to lead an HLF-funded community project on Iona this Summer.
GUARD Archaeology Limited are pleased to announce their involvement with the Cambuskenneth Community Project, a further collaboration with the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology at the University of Glasgow.
GUARD Archaeology are particularly pleased to announce their current collaboration with Tony Pollard and Iain Banks from the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology at the University of Glasgow on a joint funded venture by the National Trust for Scotland and the BBC that seeks to reveal the true location of the Battle of Bannockburn.
GUARD Archaeology is supporting a community dig at the site of the Battle of Stirling Bridge this weekend, led by Stirling Council Archaeologist Murray Cook. This will be the first ever archaeological excavation to be undertaken at this battlefield site.
The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Summer Excursion this year took place in Glasgow on Saturday 9 June. As well as visiting the Govan Stones in Govan's Old Parish Church and the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, Fellows of the Society were taken to GUARD Archaeology's Office and Finds Laboratory in Glasgow, to find out about the types of projects we are involved in, see some of the finds currently being studied and learn how these artefacts are being analysed.
On the run up to the 500th commemoration of the Battle of Flodden in 2013, GUARD Archaeology, in collaboration with the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology at Glasgow University, have been commissioned by Flodden 1513 Ecomuseum to conduct initial investigations at three sites: Ladykirk, Norham Castle and Ellemsford Haugh.
The recent archaeological excavation of Trusty's Hillfort has discovered striking new evidence for the lost Dark Age Kingdom of Rheged.
Recent excavations at the Roman Cavalry Fort at Carzield near Dumfries revealed new evidence of its occupation during the Antonine period when the Romans made their final advance to establish the northern frontier of The Antonine Wall in the mid-second century AD.