Neolithic and later prehistoric structures, and early medieval metal-working at Blairhall Burn, Amisfield, Dumfriesshire
Strachan, Richard et. al.
Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 128 (1998), 55-94
The Centre for Field Archaeology (CFA) was commissioned by Irish Gas to undertake archaeological excavations on a number of previously unknown features identified during topsail removal during the construction of the Southwest Scotland Gas Inter connector Pipeline, approximately 2 km north of the village of Amisfield, near Dumfries. Five separate areas of archaeological interest were identified, consisting of two burnt mounds, two round-houses, part of a ring-groove structure — a possible platform house — and a metal-working area, which together represent a palimpsest of activity dating from the Neolithic to the early medieval period.