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ARO45: Lang Loan, Edinburgh

ARO45: Lang Loan, Edinburgh

By Dave McNicol, Thomas Muir and Natasha Ferguson

with Diane Aldritt, Eleanor James, Robin Murdoch, Catherine Smith and Bob Will

Archaeological investigation revealed features associated with medieval rig and furrow agriculture, coal extraction and limestone quarrying dating from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. The changes from medieval farming to the industrial revolution are noted at this site.

Key words: medieval, post medieval, modern, rig and furrow, coal extraction, limestone quarrying.

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