case study

Sixteenth century salt pans, Brora, East Sutherland

Images © Tom Dawson/The SCAPE Trust

Climate change threatens thousands of sites around Scotland’s coast. Citizen Scientists participating in the Scotland’s Coastal Heritage at Risk Project help to direct research towards locally-valued sites; and by working collaboratively, communities and heritage professionals can seize the opportunity to rescue archaeological evidence in advance of destruction.

See more in Marine & Maritime – Challenges and Future Directions 

This case study was originally part of the ScARF poster at the 2014 IfA conference. The entire poster can downloaded as a pdf  (11MB).

Case Study: Trusty’s Hill, Dumfries and Galloway

Image © Dumfriesshire & Galloway Natural History & Antiquarian Society

A sherd of second century AD Roman Samian ware recovered from Trusty’s Hill during the Galloway Picts Project, a community led research excavation, assisted by GUARD Archaeology Ltd. The excavations revealed that this vitrified fort was once an early medieval royal stronghold.

See more like this in ScARF - Medieval - From North Britain to the Idea of Scotland

This case study was originally part of the ScARF poster at the 2014 IfA conference. The entire poster can downloaded as a pdf  (11MB).