GUARD Archaeology recently led a community archaeology project investigating the site of the early medieval monastery at Old Melrose in the Scottish Borders.
Archaeological investigations by GUARD Archaeology at Blairbuy Farm in Dumfries and Galloway has revealed evidence that cists in the Bronze Age may have been tailored for individuals during their lifetime, possibly from early in life.
As part of an on–going community archaeology project investigating the battlefield of Bannockburn, GUARD Archaeology are looking for volunteers to get involved in the last Bannockburn 700 Archaeological Dig next week!
On 1st October 2013, GUARD Archaeology Ltd's Edinburgh Office moved to a new address.
As part of a new community archaeology project investigating and conserving the remains of St Fillan's Church and Graveyard at Kilallan in Renfrewshire, GUARD Archaeology are looking for volunteers to get involved in an archaeological survey later this week!
As part of a new community archaeology project investigating another part of the battlefield of Bannockburn, GUARD Archaeology are looking for volunteers to get involved in a Bannockburn Battlefield Archaeological Dig next week!
When a prehistoric burial was accidentally discovered in September 2011 during the construction of a septic tank at Spinningdale in Sutherland GUARD Archaeology were called out to investigate and made an extraordinary find.
Over the course of 2012, Iraia Arabaolaza and Alan Hunter Blair of GUARD Archaeology undertook a series of archaeological watching briefs and metal detector surveys for the National Trust for Scotland during their preparation of a new trail around the battlefield at Culloden.
As part of an on–going community archaeology project investigating the battlefield of Bannockburn, GUARD Archaeology are looking for volunteers to get involved in a Bannockburn Battlefield Archaeological Dig next week!
The training of guides around Trusty's Hill by GUARD Archaeology earlier this year, proved useful when the Gatehouse Development Initiative organised a tour of Trusty's Hill as part of Gatehouse of Fleet Gala Week
The Great Drain of Paisley Abbey is the best preserved monastic drain in Scotland with a unique assemblage of archaeological evidence.
To mark the 699th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn (23 and 24 June 2013), the National Trust for Scotland's "Big Dig", supervised by GUARD Archaeology, took place over the weekend of 22 and 23 June.
As part of an on-going community archaeology project investigating the battle of Bannockburn, GUARD Archaeology are looking for volunteers who live in the Bannockburn area to dig small test pits in their back gardens, and to get involved in the Bannockburn Big Dig next weekend!
On a gloriously sunny Saturday, 33 people turned up to the Mill on the Fleet to learn how to lead guided tours around Trusty's Hill.
On Saturday 8 June, GUARD Archaeologist, Ronan Toolis, one of the co-directors of last year's Galloway Picts Project excavation, will provide a training session on how to explain Trusty's Hill and what the recent finds can tell us about the significance of this once royal stronghold of a lost Dark Age kingdom.
GUARD Archaeology Junior Project Manager Warren Bailie, along with Declan Hurl of Amey, will be presenting the preliminary results of our recent excavations at Dunragit in Dumfries and Galloway, at this year's Archaeological Research in Progress Conference at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh on Saturday 25 May 2013.
A new leaflet, Discover Dark Age Galloway, has been launched promoting many of the Dark Age sites that survive in Dumfries and Galloway.
GUARD Archaeology Ltd along with the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology at the University of Glasgow recently undertook a survey of First World War training trenches in woodland adjacent to Dreghorn Barracks to the south-west of Edinburgh.
GUARD Archaeology recently completed an archaeological watching brief at Yarrowford, near Selkirk and found the remains of what looks like a medieval village.
A new online archaeological publication has been launched by GUARD Archaeology Ltd.
Between September and the end of November 2012 GUARD Archaeology staff worked alongside local volunteers to complete an HLF funded archaeological survey of the remains of the 15th century Collegiate Church in the graveyard of Kilmun Church near Dunoon on the Cowal Peninsula in Argyll.