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Alford Image Library

Farming treasures from a midden and the floor of a steading.

A few items found during some renovations.
Historical treasures A few items unearthed during the renovation of a steading in the Howe of Alford.
More treasures These items had been placed across the foot of doorways into the steading. Apparently this was suppo...
Yet more treasures Auld tackety boots and bridles and lipstraps found in a midden. Many of the shoes looked to have bee...
Rubbish? Also in the midden were these fragments of dairy ware and an old cider flagon (John Bisset, Wine Mer...
More rubbish? More from the midden! Hays lemonade bottles (a close connection to Alford), the remains of an acetyl...
More farming treasures Plough and harrow parts also found placed across an entrance to the steading.

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