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Excavation At The Renaissance Golf Club, Archerfield, Dirleton / Eldbotle
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- HER number: MEL9566
- HER number: EEL455
- Site Name: Excavation At The Renaissance Golf Club, Archerfield, Dirleton / Eldbotle
- Grid Reference: 349887 684964
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- Organisation: AOC Archaeology Group (Scotland)
- Description: (1) Between January and October 2006, AOC Archaeology Group undertook an archaeological excavation at the Renaissance Golf Club, Archerfield, Dirleton, following evaluation of the site (EEL454) which identified medieval settlement remains associated with the lost medieval village of Eldbotle. Open area excavation of these areas revealed the remains of up to eight buildings with associated enclosures and field boundaries possibly dating from the 15th century, or earlier, up to the 18th century. The remnants of the stone-built buildings stood up to a metre in height and contained internal divisions, occupation deposits and flagged floors, with some possessing associated stone-paved yards. The remains were only partly excavated, with the remainder preserved in situ underneath the golf course.
- For more information contact: East Lothian Council HER
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- (1) Unpublished document: Hindmarch, E. 2006. Renaissance Golf Club at Archerfield: Evaluation and Excavation Data Structure Report.
- (2) Digital archive: Hindmarch, E. 2006. Renaissance Golf Club at Archerfield: Evaluation and Excavation Data Structure Report.
- (3) Unpublished document: Hindmarch, E. 2010. The Lost Village of Eldbotle: Excavation of a Medieval Village in East Lothian.
- (4) Unpublished document: Oram, R. 2010. Eldbotle: An Environmental History c.1100-c.1650.