Horse Skeleton & Medieval Shoe Found In Digs at Holyrood

A complete skeleton of a horse is amongst the many interesting historic finds at Holyrood Palace in Scotland over the past year of excavations, one of many finds that are part of a £10 million project at the palace. Excavating primarily at Abbey Strand buildings in the Canongate, other finds include part of a  jug dated…

Evidence of 17th Century Battles Found at Castle Fraser in Aberdeenshire

Archeologists working at Castle Fraser in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, say they have found evidence from two battles dating back to the 17th century, including coins and original glass broken by the attacking forces of Oliver Cromwell. Taking part in a project by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS), amateur archeologists have uncovered glass that was trampled…