Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Archaeological Investigation Of Military Sites On Inchkeith Island

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

In August 2001, a programme of survey and trial excavation was carried out on the island of Inchkeith in the Firth of Forth in Scotland. The work was carried out as part of the first series of the BBC TV series Two Men in a Trench, and examined the WWII defences, together with some of the Victorian defences and a midden that probably dates to the 16th century. The aim of this chapter is to provide a more detailed report on the Inchkeith project, and it is intended that the other projects will receive the same treatment in due course. One of the aims of the project was to apply traditional archaeological excavation techniques in an attempt to more fully understand archaeological features, many of which also appear in historical documents and on maps.

Keywords: battlefield archaeology; Inchkeith Island; Two Men in a Trench

10.1163/ej.9789004173606.i-250.43
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004173606.i-250.43
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Bastions and Barbed Wire — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation