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RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View of blockhouse on Inchkeith from NW.  DP0561888 Copyright RCAHMS

Hundreds of WWI sites explored.

RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography A steel and concrete built gun-emplacement  guards the pier at St Kilda village (NF19NW 1). The gun and sunken magazine were   completed during October 1918 after a bombardment by a U-boat the previous May. View   from NE. DP042228 Copyright RCAHMS

On-site reporting now available.

RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View from NW (N end of the pier) on Inchmickery  showing Battery Observation Posts and First World War buildings on W side of island.   DP077126 Copyright RCAHMS

By Kevin Munro of Historic Scotland.

The 2014 AGM will be held at New Lanark World Heritage...


Ian Parker of RCAHMS surveying one of the structures in the settlement mound © Jill Harden

Learn more about our publications and gain access to membership level resources. We offer online access to magazines and journals that cover the last 70 years of archaeology in Scotland.


Find out about our online learning resources and activity kits available for loan. We also have information pages for teachers and youth workers who would like to use archaeology to deliver the Curriculum for Excellence.

Upcoming events

Join us for an archaeologist led sponsored walk through...

Nautical Archaeology Society Introduction and Part 1 Certificate in Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology, Orkney College, UHI, 15th – 17th August 2014

Title NAS: Introduction and Part 1 Certificate in Foresho...

Working with The Smith Museum, The Ranger Service, the Fr...


Explore how conflicts across the ages have impacted on S...

Robert The Bruce

Re-enacting the Battle of Bannockburn where it took plac...