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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A75 Cairntop to Barlae Dual Carriageway

CFA conducted a scheme of works in order to inform and mitigate the effects of the proposed upgrading of the A75 trunk road from Cairntop to Barlae. The program of works included an archaeological evaluation which excavated 4951m2 of the … Read More »

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Sand-le-Mere, East Yorkshire

Archaeological Evaluation An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by CFA Archaeology Ltd during May and September of 2011 during groundworks ahead of the planned extension of Sand-le-Mere Caravan Park.  The development area lay within a wetland landscape exploited during later prehistoric, … Read More »

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Cinderhill Farm, Denholmegate Road, Coley, West Yorkshire

Archaeological Strip and Record An archaeological strip and map along with the recording of architectural features observed on the east gable end was carried out at Cinderhill Farm, Coley, West Yorkshire. An area of 3.6 by 7m was excavated. The … Read More »

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Excavation at Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

Excavations for the new Tattoo stands on Edinburgh Castle esplanade have revealed the remains of a boundary wall dating back to the 17th Century. CFA Archaeology will now look at the surrounding area to gain a clearer understanding of what … Read More »

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