The Archaeology

The archaeological focus of the field school deliberately ranges wide; from a still standing dovecot to a filled-in World War 2 trench. Each of the sites provide opportunities for participants to explore and practise a range of different archaeological methods and techniques.

19th Century gravestone excavated in the graveyard
19th Century gravestone excavated in the graveyard

They reflect something of the diversity of sites across Fife and Scotland generally.  Hopefully the exposure to such different sites will encourage participants to look at their everyday surroundings afresh and question what they see.