Rubicon & Craig Phadrig, Inverness
Matt Ritchie's piece on Craig Phadrig in the CIfA Scottish Group Newsletter (CIfA)

Rubicon & Craig Phadrig, Inverness

The latest issue of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists Scottish Group Newsletter includes a piece by Forestry Commission Scotland archaeologist Matt Ritchie on their work at Craig Phadrig hillfort in…

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The Scotland-Ireland Archaeological Seminar
Edinburgh Castle, the setting for the Seminar

The Scotland-Ireland Archaeological Seminar

Rubicon was delighted to take part in a fantastic seminar on collaboration between the archaeological sectors of Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland last week in Edinburgh. Hosted…

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OASIS Workshop at the RCAHMS
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

OASIS Workshop at the RCAHMS

As part of our ongoing staff and company training programme and to keep abreast of best practice in the industry, one of Rubicon's Scottish staff attended an OASIS (Online AccesS…

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George Osborne’s Planning Reforms: Brownfield Revolution or Archaeological Nightmare?
Chancellor George Osborne (Wikipedia)

George Osborne’s Planning Reforms: Brownfield Revolution or Archaeological Nightmare?

Last Friday Chancellor George Osborne announced a plan to build 200,000 homes on brownfield sites by 2020. The process puts the responsibility on the local authority for pre-approving planning on…

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The Search Begins for Bridgend Medieval Royal Chapel!
View of site in May 2014 (Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd)

The Search Begins for Bridgend Medieval Royal Chapel!

Rubicon Heritage are delighted to be working with The Greater Liberton Heritage Project, supported by Edinburgh City Council on a community excavation at Bridgend Farm, Old Dalkeith Road in Edinburgh.…

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Modelling Castle O’er: A Poster from the Forestry Commission Scotland
Forestry Commission Scotland Castle O'er Poster (Forestry Commission Scotland)

Modelling Castle O’er: A Poster from the Forestry Commission Scotland

Rubicon have been undertaking a number of surveys for Forestry Commission Scotland of late, using our expertise in terrain modelling and contour planning to produce detailed records of a number…

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My Heart’s in the Highlands: Dramatic Images of Archaeological Survey in Scotland
Another view of the vitrified hillfort survey in progress at Chraig Phadraig, with Ben Nevis in the background

My Heart’s in the Highlands: Dramatic Images of Archaeological Survey in Scotland

Archaeology can take you to some extremely dramatic locations. Rubicon's recent survey work for Forestry Commission Scotland is a case in point, with our team getting the opportunity not only…

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Rubicon’s Quality Assurance Recognition

Rubicon Heritage Services were recently confirmed as a Registered Organisation by the Institute for Archaeologists, the first Irish based company to be admitted to this quality assurance scheme. Following a…

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Recreating the Earliest Image of an Irish City: The Waterford Charter Roll

Rubicon Heritage Services were recently commissioned to examine the magnificent Waterford Charter Roll, housed in the Waterford Museum of Treasures. This faded document contains the earliest depiction of an Irish…

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