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11 sites
Arthur's Seat
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Blackford Hill fort Hillfort
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Braid Hills (site of) Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
5 posts
Caerketton Hill Cairn(s)
16 posts
The Caiy Stane Standing Stone / Menhir
11 posts
Cammo Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
2 posts
1 site
The Cat Stane (Edinburgh) Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
The Cat Stane, Inch Standing Stone / Menhir
21 posts
Corstorphine Hill Cup Marked Stone
14 posts
Dunsapie Hillfort
8 posts
Edinburgh Castle Hillfort
3 posts
Galachlaw Cairn Cairn(s)
15 posts
Gogar Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
56 posts
Hully Hill Monument Artificial Mound
4 posts
Kaimes Hill Hillfort
4 posts
Newhouse Standing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Niddrie Standing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
7 posts
Parkburn Cist Cemetery Cist
2 posts
Platt Hill Standing Stone / Menhir
1 post
Ravelrig Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
5 posts
Ravenswood Avenue Standing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
32 posts
Tormain Hill Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
2 posts
Wester Craiglockhart Hill Hillfort
Sites of disputed antiquity:
25 posts
Blackford Hill Carving
10 posts
The Bore Stane Standing Stone / Menhir
10 posts
The Buck Stane Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Penny Well Sacred Well
6 posts
St. Catherine's Well Sacred Well
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St. Triduana's Wellhouse Sacred Well

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5,000-year-old home of capital's first farmers discovered


THE remains of a hilltop home believed to be about 5,000 years old have been discovered on the outskirts of Edinburgh, The Scotsman can reveal.

The Neolithic roundhouse, found on a site where a quarry is due to be expanded, is one of the oldest prehistoric buildings to be discovered in the capital... continues...
moss Posted by moss
23rd March 2009ce

Rhind Lectures - 27th-29th April (Edinburgh)


Living in an age of stone - Gabriel Cooney
The Rhind Lectures for 2007. National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.

27.04.2007 to 29.04... continues...
Posted by TMA Ed
21st March 2007ce
Edited 10th September 2007ce

Bronze age skull from Juniper Green, Edinburgh


Latest RC dating on skull reveals that the man died around 2150 BCE;

http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=401752007

FOR more than a century the skull has lain in storage as part of the national museum collection... continues...
Posted by Martin
14th March 2007ce
Edited 10th September 2007ce

Iron Age remains unearthed in Edinburgh


WORKMEN digging up a city street in preparation for a new bus route have uncovered an Iron Age structure.

The remains of the 3000-year-old stone enclosure were discovered in the Broomhouse area... continues...
Posted by BrigantesNation
27th February 2004ce
Edited 10th September 2007ce

Chariot Dated


The 400BC Ferrari

The Iron Age chariot unearthed at an Edinburgh building site has been proved the oldest in Britain.

Radiocarbon tests on the wheels of the chariot have proved it dates back to 400BC - 200 years earlier than the previous oldest British find... continues...
pebblesfromheaven Posted by pebblesfromheaven
11th January 2004ce
Edited 10th September 2007ce

'Ferrari of the Iron Age' found


Chariot proves Iron Age links with Europe
by STEPHEN STEWART, September 25 2003

ARCHAEOLOGISTS studying an ancient chariot burial have found evidence that Iron Age Scots had far closer ties with Europe than previously thought... continues...
Jane Posted by Jane
25th September 2003ce
Edited 10th September 2007ce

Conference

14th -16th March 2003
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, National Museums of Scotland, and the Neolithic Studies Group
CONFERENCE
SCOTLAND IN ANCIENT EUROPE: THE NEOLITHIC AND EARLY BRONZE AGE OF SCOTLAND IN THEIR EUROPEAN CONTEXT
Royal Museum, Edinburgh

Key speaker - Richard Bradley
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
11th October 2002ce
Edited 10th September 2007ce

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Tormain Hill (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images (click to view fullsize)

<b>Tormain Hill</b>Posted by thelonious<b>Tormain Hill</b>Posted by thelonious<b>Tormain Hill</b>Posted by thelonious<b>Tormain Hill</b>Posted by thelonious thelonious Posted by thelonious
30th January 2019ce

Tormain Hill (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Fieldnotes

28/01/2019 – Early morning bus out to Wilkieston from Edinburgh (big thumbs up to the Edinburgh bus network, cheap and you can get a bus nearly anywhere). Good access, sign posted path to the top of Tormain Hill from the north. We reached the stones just before sunrise. Lovely open woodland setting. I think we counted seven stones with cup marks on them. The pick of the bunch is the one with the cup and ring markings, it’s very good indeed. Really enjoyed our visit here. It was pretty special watching the sun rise from behind the Pentland Hills to slowly light up the stones and surrounding area, magic. thelonious Posted by thelonious
30th January 2019ce

Blackford Hill fort (Hillfort) — Images

<b>Blackford Hill fort</b>Posted by thelonious<b>Blackford Hill fort</b>Posted by thelonious thelonious Posted by thelonious
29th January 2019ce

Blackford Hill (Carving) — Images

<b>Blackford Hill</b>Posted by thelonious<b>Blackford Hill</b>Posted by thelonious thelonious Posted by thelonious
29th January 2019ce

Blackford Hill (Carving) — Fieldnotes

26/01/2019 – Walking a few of the tops in Edinburgh. Blackford Hill was the last of the day so we thought we’d have a go at finding the deer carving. Turned out not too bad to find. Close to the top of the hill, just a short distance from the steps behind a big tree. It’s steep though but nothing too tricky if you take your time.

I was fair chuffed to find it. A nice little adventure away from all the runners and dog walkers on a pretty busy hill. I didn’t know what to make of the carving really. It didn’t seem that old to me but I still really liked it. A proper mystery.

Plenty of nice walks round and over Blackford Hill. Pretty easy going. The top is the site of a fort but not much to see of it. The views are very good of Edinburgh and the surrounding area. This carving was a nice cherry on top of the Blackford Hill cake.
thelonious Posted by thelonious
29th January 2019ce
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