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Historic Building Survey at Morenish Chapel

A survey team from Rubicon Heritage Services recently completed an historic building survey of a fascinating building on the banks of Loch Tay in Scotland. The survey consisted of measured drawings of the external elevations together with rectified photography.  Morenish Chapel is a fine example of a memorial chapel with richly symbolic crafted decoration to […]

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Another view of the vitrified hillfort survey in progress at Chraig Phadraig, with Ben Nevis in the background

My Heart’s in the Highlands: Dramatic Images of Archaeological Survey in Scotland

Archaeology can take you to some extremely dramatic locations. Rubicon’s recent survey work for Forestry Commission Scotland is a case in point, with our team getting the opportunity not only to visit some superb sites, but also to carry out their ‘daily grind’ against the backdrop of some of the most ruggedly beautiful landscapes to […]

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Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd Case Study on the Ordnance Survey Website

Rubicon on the Ordnance Survey Website

Rubicon Heritage have now carried out work in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. One of the constants in everything we do is a requirement for highly accurate mapping. For our projects in the UK this involves working with mapping from the Ordnance Survey, particularly the information they make available through […]

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From Lands End to John O’Groats: Rubicon’s first year in the UK

When we first set up in the UK – a little over a year ago now – promoting our services as a ‘nationwide company for archaeology,’ it seemed only fitting that one of our first projects would be at Lands End. Where better place to start our company than the UK’s most southern tip – […]

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Cally Forest Motte Survey: A Lovely, Shady, Lump!

A 12th-century motte castle was the subject of a challenging topographical and geophysical survey that was recently conducted by Rubicon Heritage Services within the policies of Cally Palace near Gatehouse of Fleet, Galloway, in south-west Scotland. The work was undertaken for the Forestry Commission Scotland in what was a truly beautiful setting. Rubicon surveyor Enda O’Flaherty […]

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