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Monday, 9 July 2012

Archaeologists dig into past at Kinloss Abbey

Persistent rain failed to deter two budding archaeologists at the weekend as they carried out a sophisticated survey of ancient Kinloss Abbey.

Archaeologists from ORCA (Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology) taught local youngsters Owen Wheelton and Charlotte Johnson how to use specialist equipment in the hope they might unearth some of the 12th century building’s long-forgotten secrets.

The workshop took place on Saturday and was part of the £24,000 Rekindle Kinloss initiative.

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