ARO16: Digging Linlithgow’s past: early urban archaeology on the High Street, 1966-1977
by the late Doreen Hunter, Catherine Brooks, David Caldwell, Geoffrey Stell and Mike Middleton, compiled by Catherine Smith
with contributions by David P Bowler, Adrian Cox, Derek W Hall,
Nicholas Holmes, David Perry and Catherine Smith and illustrations
by Mike Middleton, David Munro and the late Frank W Moran
The redevelopment of a large area of the medieval core of Linlithgow in the 1960s and 1970s exposed a very important example of a late medieval industrial quarter. Excavations revealed an intensive fifteenth and sixteenth century tanning industry, and a large volume of worked antler waste, corroborating documentary records for this part of the burgh.