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burgh

1. (in Scotland) a town, esp one incorporated by charter, that enjoyed a degree of self-government until the local-government reorganization of 1975
2. an archaic form of borough
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Throughout this period, the Burgh Survey was seen not only as a tool to help identify, protect and manage archaeological deposits in towns, but also as an instrument of advocacy, a way of raising awareness of the value and interest of the urban historic environment as a whole.
This was confirmed in the case of the Burgh Survey by the results of consultation, carried out in 1999/2000, to assess the extent of awareness and use of the series and to garner views on the future direction of the Survey.
Strenuous efforts have been made to ensure that the results of every archaeological intervention, no matter how small or apparently insignificant, in every historic burgh, are deposited in the National Monuments Record of Scotland.
1998), amongst others, which calibrate and enlarge on the relevant burgh survey.
This would be facilitated by greater use of information technology, notably the production of map-based information in digital form; the establishment of a Scottish Burgh Survey web site; and, especially, the development of SMRs and NMRS to take better account of urban archaeological data.
There have been examples of very worthwhile developer-funded work in towns in recent years, not least a major excavation in advance of the construction of Scotland's new parliament at Holyrood, in the old burgh of Canongate (Moloney & Coleman 1999; 2000).
The archaeology of Elgin: excavations on Ladyhill and in the High Street, with an overview of the archaeology of the burgh, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 128: 753-830.
The distribution and survival of medieval and later deposits in the medieval burgh of Craft, Fife, Tayside & Fife Archaeological Journal 7:93-109.