Category Archives: Walkover survey

Map Orkney Month: Imagining archaeological mappings paper published

Map Orkney Month: Imagining archaeological mappings has just been published in a new open access online journal Livingmaps Review (Vol. 1, No. 1). This is based on my contribution to the Public Archaeology 2015 project, in which 6 archaeologists and … Continue reading

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Rackwick Survey 2015 & Archaeologies of the Old Man of Hoy

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Landscapes of change: archaeologies of the Rousay clearances

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Rackwick Survey – Week 2

Week 2 of the Rackwick survey (30th June – 4th July – belated update) covered the central part of the township, south-eastern area and the sand dunes. We also took a walk on the eastern side of the burn around … Continue reading

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March 2015: Dan Lee, archaeologist

Originally posted on Public Archaeology 2015:
Map Orkney Month My first thoughts for the Public Archaeology 2015 project were to keep things low key and small scale and to work intensively with a few members of the public over my month…

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Rackwick Survey – Week 1

Rackwick is a special place. Situated on the west coast of Hoy, one of the westernmost islands in Orkney, it takes the full force of Atlantic gales and has a microclimate of warmth in the summer. Rackwick is rich in … Continue reading

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