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Field Monument Identity

An excellent, comprehensive guide to how to identify different archaeological features and monuments has been compiled by Archaeology Scotland and this will help you work out what you are seeing in the landscape around you, and possibly to discover new archaeolgical sites.

To use the Archaeology Scotland Field monument identification guide, please follow this link to the Archaeology Scotland website.

This is a large file, so you may prefer to download it in three parts:

A practice guide to Identifying the Historic Environment in Scotland's Forests and Woodlands has been published jointly by the Forestry Commission Scotland and Archaeology Scotland and can be downloaded here.

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