Welcome to GUARD Archaeology Limited
We believe in providing archaeological services that are dedicated, ethical and progressive in outlook, whilst remaining professional, efficient and highly competitive in delivery.

GUARD Archaeology specialises in the management of archaeology and cultural heritage projects. We provide a comprehensive and competitive range of services for private and public sector groups alike, throughout Scotland and elsewhere in the UK and Europe. We are committed to providing high quality services, closely aligned with our clients' needs. We have a consistent track record in effective project management, ensuring that our work not only meets agreed deadlines and budgets but attains a high professional standard. We bring value and quality to every project, large or small, to the mutual benefit of our clients and the historic environment.

Archaeological excavations in advance of an extension to Snabe Quarry revealed pits and structures from the late Mesolithic (eighth millennium BC) until the early Neolithic (fourth millennium BC) when a concentration of activity coincided with the importation of pitchstone from the Isle of Arran and a polished stone axe fragment from Cumbria.

Over two weeks in September, the Cambuskenneth Harbours project brought together a wide range of experts and local volunteers to investigate the medieval harbour of Cambuskenneth Abbey, which lies on the River Forth near Stirling.

Come and discover more about Paisley Abbey as GUARD Archaeology's research continues and Paisley's fascinating story unfolds.

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