Alcock L, Alcock EA & Foster S (1986) Reconnaissance excavations on Early Historic fortifications and other royal sites in Scotland, 1974-84: 1, Excavations near St Abb's Head, Berwickshire, 1980. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 116, pp. 255-279. http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archiveDS/archiveDownload?t=arch-352-1/dissemination/pdf/vol_116/116_255_279.pdf
This is the first of a series of reports of a 10-year campaign of excavations on Early Historic fortifications. The preamble considers the sampling and chronology of such sites, while a two-level report describes the identification of a large secular fort and an important monastery near St Abb's Head.
Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland: Volume 116