Cranshaws Church

December 19, 2019Borders, Creative Art, Uncategorized

A nice sketch of Cranshaws Church by Brian Edwards. Brian is the author of Understanding Architecture through Drawing. He lives in Duns and is keen to document the architecture of the Whiteadder through his sketches.

Berwickshire placenames — where are the adders?

October 10, 2019Borders, East Lothian, Medieval

It is hard not to think about snakes when you hear the name Whiteadder. But were there ever any here? If you are at all intrigued by the mysterious place-names of this area, the interactive map on the Berwickshire Place-name resource is a great way to find out more. The Scottish Borders area has … Read More

Witches of Whiteadder

September 26, 2019Borders, Medieval, Music, stories and ballads

A new map-based website produced by Edinburgh University gives a fascinating insight into a darker time in our history. The Survey of Scottish Witchcraft highlights and names all the people who are known to have been accused of witchcraft in Scotland during the 1600s. As you’ll see, there were quite a few here in … Read More

Morham: Lost Castle Found?

September 11, 2019Archaeology, East Lothian, Excavations, Medieval, News

Morham: Lost Castle Found? From the 27th to the 31st of August this year AOC Archaeology welcomed over 45 visitors and volunteers to the site of Morham Castle in East Lothian. This was the first excavation for the Whiteadder: Historic Heart of the Lammermuirs project which aims to find out more about the archaeological landscape … Read More


April 12, 2019Archaeology, Borders, East Lothian, Excavations, Uncategorized

Welcome to the blog page for the Whiteadder Project. This page will be used to post any new information about the project, events and will be updated throughout our field season with progress and images.  Please check back here regularly for the most up to date information. In the meantime, why not register your interest … Read More