Glasgow Archaeological Society [Hrsg.]
The Antonine Wall report: being an account of excavations, etc., made under the direction of the Glasgow Archæological Society during 1890 - 93 — Glasgow, 1899

Seite: III
Lizenz: Creative Commons - Namensnennung - Weitergabe unter gleichen Bedingungen Nutzung / Bestellung
1 cm

The direction of the excavations and exploratory work con-
ducted during the years 1890 until 1893, and described in the
ensuing pages, was committed by the Glasgow Archaeological
Society to Messrs. William Jolly, H.M.Inspector of Schools,
F.R.S.E., F.G.S., F.S.A.Scot., Convener; James Barclay Murdoch
of Capelrig, F.S.A.Scot.; Alexander Park, Factor, Croy House;
P. Macgregor Chalmers, Architect, Glasgow, I.A., F.S.A.Scot.;
and George Neilson, Writer and Procurator-Fiscal, Glasgow,

In the interim notes preserving the Committee's observations
as the work proceeded the rule acted upon in recording the
results was that no fact should be set down unless at least two
members of the Committee were present and concurred.

The measurements and levels for the drawings of the various
sections—except those of Croy No. 8 and Barr Hill No. 1, the
work of Mr. Park—were made, as were all the drawings, by
Mr. Chalmers. The task of putting into shape the description of
the work, from the careful series of observations made on the spot
at the time, and that of formulating the conclusions at which
the Committee had unanimously arrived, fell to Mr. Neilson,
and the Report, in practically its present terms, was all in
type in 1893. Since then unfortunate delays have deferred
the completion and issue until the still-acting members of the
Committee are constrained to admit their inability to frame
an apology in the proper terms.

On many sides acknowledgment of the gratitude, not of the
Committee merely, but of the Society, is called for, and this has
found detailed expression in the body of the Report. It is,
however, in no sense invidious to say that the particular thanks
loading ...