Category Archives: Surveys

Resistivity, experiential archaeology and cow pats

Another week’s survey at Lochbrow has now been completed. On Saturday, we finished our last couple of survey grids, collected in all the bamboo canes marking the locations of the survey grids and flags signalling the extent of the archaeology, … Continue reading

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Ready, steady ……

So that’s it. We’re almost ready for another season of survey at Lochbrow. A few of us arrive tomorrow to begin set-up, and then we begin in earnest on Sunday. What will 2015 bring? Will it reveal or clarify more … Continue reading

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Exciting results as the Lochbrow 2014 season draws to a close

So that’s it for another year. The Lochbrow 2014 season came to an end yesterday afternoon after a full week of survey. Unfortunately we were plagued by instrument problems, which meant that we were forced to change our plans several … Continue reading

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Wednesday 24th September

We’ve had another couple of good days at Lochbrow. Our numbers were increased slightly with the addition of a couple of volunteers yesterday and today, though both Liam and Robyn left today (Wednesday). We continue to be amazed by the … Continue reading

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Sun, survey and kites

Hello from what has been a very sunny and warm Lochbrow! In fact, so sunny and warm that we’ve been getting confused about what time of year it is. We’re just not used to being at Lochbrow and having really … Continue reading

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It’s that time again! 2014 season announcement

We are pleased to announce that the Lochbrow Landscape Project will be returning for a futher season of survey at the end of September. We will be on site from the 21st of September and posting updates here as the … Continue reading

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Soggy socks and jokes about cows: a view from the field

At Lochbrow we’ve been very fortunate to have had a number of dedicated volunteers working with us, and the 2013 season was no exception. Here, archaeology student Natalia writes about her Lochbrow 2013 experience. Hello, I am an archaeology student … Continue reading

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The 2013 season begins (almost!)

So that’s it. The 2013 season of fieldwork for the Lochbrow Landscape Project is upon us again. We’ll be beginning to survey again tomorrow, with a number of volunteers joining us at various points over the weekend. If you’re local … Continue reading

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2013 season announcement

We are pleased to announce that the Lochbrow Landscape Project will be returning to Lochbrow for another season of survey from Thursday the 12th of September to Saturday the 21st of September. We are looking for volunteers, both from Dumfries … Continue reading

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2012 Season and Discovering Dumfries and Galloway’s Past

Our 2012 season will run from Saturday 22nd – Sunday 30th September 2012. Our aims are to complete the survey in the field that we’ve been working in, which has a concentration of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments. Since we … Continue reading

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