Brandanii Archaeology and Heritage is run by Paul Duffy.  Paul has over two decades of experience in the archaeology and heritage sector and has worked extensively in commercial and community based archaeology. Brandanii run commercial, research and education projects for communities and individuals across Bute and Argyll and operate on a not for profit basis.

Latest Blog Posts

The Legend of Blue Willow

The Legend of Blue Willow

You find a lot of this sort of pottery during archaeological work in Scotland but I'd never heard the Chinese legend on which the illustrations were based. I'll never look at a broken sherd in the same way again.....

Rothesay Pavilion Enabling Works

Rothesay Pavilion Enabling Works

So, here's a wee film I made about the Pavilion - a vital piece of the restoration works that is often left out of the historical archive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmu1JVTmj90&t=49s

Unearthing Bute

Unearthing Bute

This summer, our we had a University of Glasgow placement student working with us - he used @yarncommunity to explore Bute's archaeological...