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Location: Stirling, GB
Season: July 13, 2020 to July 18, 2020
Application Deadline: July 11, 2020
Deadline Type: Rolling
Dr. Murray Cook
The King’ Park Fort is the latest season in an ongoing programme of research into Forth Valley’s Late Prehistoric settlement pattern and how the native people’s interacted with the Roman conquest. Help uncover a previously unknown 1st century AD fort which traded with the Romans: and appears to have been burnt down, finds from the site included Roman moratoria, residual Mesolithic material, and intrusive medieval finds from Stirling’s Royal Park.
The training is relaxed and easy going and you can learn as much or as little as you want to. You will have the opportunity to excavate archaeological remains that have never been examined before.
What to wear: Scottish weather can change at any time, sometimes with four seasons in one day. It is recommended that you come prepared with a range of clothing including clothes for sunny
Period(s) of Occupation: Romano-British Iron Age
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 1 day
Minimum Age: 17
Experience Required: none, all welcome!
Room and Board Arrangements:
None provided, though the site is in Stirling City with lots of options for all budgets. Cost: £50 a day
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