The Mystery of Walter Mierzwa

CFA Archaeology discovered a dog tag during a metal detector survey in advance of the construction of Weston Longville Windfarm. The find was made on the former Weston Longville Airfield in Norfolk, which during World War II was known as … Read More »

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gWest International Golf Resort, Gleneagles

The proposed construction of gWest International Golf Resort by Ochil Developments (UK) Ltd, to the north of Blackford village in Perth & Kinross, was the impetus for a programme of archaeological work between 2006 and 2008. The extensive remains of … Read More »

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Borders Railway Project

CFA Archaeology Ltd were chosen by ERM Ltd to provide consultancy services to support the application for Royal Assent of the Waverly Railway Bill. This included detailed a walk-over survey of the route, input in to the Environmental Management System … Read More »

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Holyrood North Archaeological Excavations

CFA have recently finished extensive excavations at the site of new university student accommodation just off Holyrood Road in Edinburgh. CFA have been working closely with the contractors Balfour Beatty since May 2013 to ensure important archaeological remains were fully … Read More »

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The Commonwealth Games Athletes Village

The Commonwealth Games Athletes Village, Dalmarnock, Glasgow CFA were retained by City Legacy Ltd to undertake the construction phase archaeological works for the £400 million Commonwealth Games Athletes Village contract. This involved around 6 months of open area excavation which … Read More »

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Moulin Dane Stone

Pitfourie Standing Stone, known as The Dane’s Stone or Dane Stone, is a standing stone of late Neolithic or Bronze Age date located in a field to the north of Moulin, Pitlochry. During February 2014 local residents reported to Historic … Read More »

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Force to Fabric Highly Commended Award (August 2013)

CFA is pleased to announce that on 11 August 2013 we received a ‘highly commended’ award from the Association of Industrial Archaeologists (AIA) for our publication ‘Force to Fabric’. Dr Mike Cressey accepted the award from Professor Marylyn Palmer at … Read More »

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Lochailort Metal-detecting survey

In 2011 CFA were commissioned by Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd to undertake a metal detector survey of land to the east of the Inn at Lochailort (NM 767 817). The area was previously used as a military training camp during … Read More »

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Riddle’s Court, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh

Architectural and historical building survey In September 2013 CFA completed a comprehensive building survey on behalf of the Scottish Historical Buildings Trust (SHBT) as a preliminary stage of works prior to the refurbishment of Riddle’s Court off the Lawnmarket, High … Read More »

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Crail Airfield

Crail Airfield is the best surviving example of a WW2 Fleet Air Arm airfield in the United Kingdom and as such is designated a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The airfield was originally established during the First World War but none of … Read More »

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