Try this. I understand the next issue (2002, Vol. 131) of PSAS in which
this article is to appear (?) is due out any time soon. Might be worth
talking to Richard Gregory. Contact me offline for his details.
Gregory, R A 2002a (in press). Excavations by the late G D B Jones and C
M Daniels along the Moray Firth littoral. Proceedings of the Society of
Antiquarians of Scotland 131 (2002).
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From: Peter Green [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 22 July 2003 18:36
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Subject: Re: Roman forts in Highland and Moray
Thanks for this, but it was more recent information I was looking for.
Can I presume there has been no further work?
>This might be a help-
>There is an article by Barri Jones published in 1993 in which he
>reports of the site of Easter Galacantray, by Cawdor as "The Carbon 14
>date recovered from the demolition of these buildings falls into the
>bracket 1880 + /- 20 BP 80-130 AD (GrN 14643) and despite the lack of
>readily diagnostic finds, taken with the structural evidence now
>available makes it very difficult to argue against identification as a
>briefly held single period fort;"
>With regards Balnageith - same article - "of a site morphologically
>resembling a Roman fort .........not only has the ditch been recovered
>but also the post holes of six-posted timber tower......."
>Work at at Easter Galacantray undertaken by C M Daniels of Newcastle
>Article is B Jones, I Keiller and K Maude (1993) The Moray Aerial
>Survey - Discovering the Prehistoric and proto-Historic Landscape in W
>D H Sellar
>(ed) Moray: Province and People. Scottish Society of Northern Studies.
>By all accounts both forts were deemed as Roman.
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>Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2003 3:05 PM
>Subject: Roman forts in Highland and Moray
>> Has anyone got any recent hard facts about the sites at Cawdor
>and Balnageth (Moray)? Informal contacts suggest that no confirmation
>was ever forthcoming for Barri Jone's belief that these were auxiliary
>> Peter Green
>> Britannia: Gazetteer of Roman Military Sites in Britain Bibliography
>> of the Roman military history of Britain The Roman Gask Project
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Britannia: Gazetteer of Roman Military Sites in Britain Bibliography of
the Roman military history of Britain The Roman Gask Project
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