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ARO16: Digging Linlithgow’s past: early urban archaeology on the High Street, 1966-1977

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.

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