Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH)
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A metal detecting survey was undertaken by members of ARCH in July 2011 as part of community excavation training programme on the mound and possible trackway at Foulis Estate, Kiltearn. Prior to excavation a metal detectorist visited the site to carry out a survey of the area. He flagged, numbered and recorded the location of every find and assisted with the identification of a few, inclduing a coin on George III. Later the findspots were recorded into the site grid using the Leica TST. Only the very surface deposits were investigated so not to disturb deeper secure deposits. He then visited the site every week to check sopil heaps for finds, although there were none. <1>
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