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Available now: PSAS 151

30th November 2022 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce that Volume 151 of the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is now available online, with ten articles investigating a range of topics such as Grooved Ware, plaster ceiling motives, heart brooches, genealogy and museum history across Scotland:

Fellows can log in to read articles using the username: psas and password: Buchan1780 

Please see the Table of Contents for this year’s Proceedings below and follow the links to read the articles.

The full backlist of issues can be explored via our journal website: All papers are free to view after the initial two-year embargo period, while the most recent two years are available only to Society Fellows.


Front matter: PSAS 151 


Obituary: Professor George Eogan, MRIA FSA HonFSAScot 

Gabriel Cooney FSAScot 


Obituary: Audrey Shore Henshall, OBE MA FSA HonFSAScot 

Jack Stevenson FSAScot 


Obituary: Caroline Rosa Wickham-Jones, MA MSocSci FSA HonFSAScot MCIfA 

Martin Bates, Richard Bates, Kate Britton FSAScot, Ann Clarke, Sue Dawson, Nyree Finlay FSAScot, Jill Harden FSAScot, Lesley Macinnes FSAScot, Gordon Noble FSAScot and Lekky Shepherd FSAScot 


Obituary: Professor Edward J Cowan, FRSE HonFSAScot 

Dauvit Broun 


Expanding current understanding of the function, style and chronology of Grooved Ware from the A9 Dualling: Luncarty to Pass of Birnam 

Dawn McLaren FSAScot 


Dun Fhinn, Islay: excavation, woodland exploitation and building an Iron Age chronology for Argyll 

Roddy Regan FSAScot, Darko Maričević FSAScot, Catherine Barnett and Steven Mithen FSAScot 


‘Another wall of turf’: geoarchaeological analysis of the Antonine Wall at 72 Grahamsdyke Street, Laurieston, Falkirk 

Tanja Romankiewicz FSAScot, Ben Russell FSAScot, Geoff Bailey, Tom Gardner FSAScot, James R Snyder and Christopher T S Beckett 


A survey of Roman, medieval and post-medieval coin finds from Scotland 2016–20 

Carl E Savage FSAScot, Emily A Freeman and Ella B Paul FSAScot 


Regime change in 13th-century western Scotland: a reconsideration of the architectural form and early history of the royal castle at Tarbert, Argyll 

Mark Thacker FSAScot 


Four Worthies on plaster ceilings in Scotland (1617–25): a London perspective 

Claire Gapper 


Scottish heart brooches: a re-evaluation of the luckenbooth 

Lyndsay McGill FSAScot 


The Cummings of Altyre and the search for an ancient genealogy: ‘It hath been the unvaried tradition of the country’ 

John Cleary FSAScot 


Joseph Anderson (1832–1916) and the Scottish historical collection in the Antiquities Museum, 1869 to 1892 

Julie Holder FSAScot 

This paper was awarded the R B K Stevenson Award for 2022.


Antiquities in Airdrie Burgh 1895–2021: exploring museum history through collections 

Anna Reeve 

It’s never too early to start thinking about your submission for next journal! If you are interested in submitting your research for volume 152, please check our submission guidelines or contact for more information.

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