Our appreciation of the past relies heavily on the survival of stone monuments, buildings and landscape features. They shape our sense of place and identity. This Framework aims to link, inspire, mobilize and direct the efforts of anyone with an interest in carved stone monuments in Scotland.
The latest regional research framework, funded by Historic Environment Scotland and made in collaboration with Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH) and Highland Council is now available here.
Case Study of the Month
Scotland’s Rock Art Project is a five year programme to record, research and raise awareness of prehistoric rock carvings across the country. Working with local communities, ScRAP has drawn attention to the significance of carved stones and the importance of preserving these enigmatic remains of the past. Read our case study to find out more about the the project.
The Historic Environment Scotland-funded project Tracing the Lines: Uncovering Grooved Ware Trajectories in Neolithic Scotland, coordinated by Drs Alex Gibson and Mike Copper of the University of Bradford, aimed to investigate the nature and timing of the spread of Grooved Ware beyond Orkney. You can Download the database created as part of the project here.
The newest addition to the Student Network, this section aims to provide a platform for Early Career Researchers to share exciting and innovative research covering all aspects of Scottish archaeology
Collaborating with museums and experts, ScARF organises one-day skills workshops designed for any individuals who are involved with, or has an interest in museum collections and archaeological research in Scotland. Find out more information about past and future workshops here.