House of Scotland’s First Settlers Unearthed

Posted by admin on Nov 21, 2012

During archaeological excavation works carried out in advance of the construction of a new road bridge across the Firth of Forth, a team from Headland Archaeology uncovered the remains of one of the earliest known house structures in Scotland.

A large oval pit was all that remained of the 10,000 year old Mesolithic dwelling (C14 dated to around 8240 BC (cal)) situated in a field at Echline, South Queensferry.

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