The Big Dig at Paisley Abbey Drain

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The Big Dig at Paisley Abbey Drain

July 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

From 21st May to 12th July. Renfrewshire Council & GUARD Archaeology Ltd with support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Historic Environment are carrying out archaeological investigations at Paisley Abbey Drain to find out more about the form, condition & construction of this mysterious underground structure. Excavation will take place in two trenches, one located at the end of the drain where it turns towards the River Cart & the other in the middle where the roof of the drain has been damaged & repaired with concrete. Come along & join in!
The excavation will run over eight consecutive weeks on Mondays to Fridays from 10am to 4pm.
Hands-on training will be available with a wide range of tasks to suit all ages & abilities.


July 3, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Paisley Abbey
575 Cotton St
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 1JG United Kingdom
0141 889 7654