The Scottish Wetlands Archaeological Database (SWAD) is an Historic
Scotland (HS) commissioned project designed primarily to produce a fuller
understanding of the potential of Scottish wetland archaeology. As it
now stands there are over 6,000 records in the database. All of the data
can be freely searched by using the above links.
Details about the ArcMap and ArcView compatibility of SWAD are
Between 2005 and 2008 a complete overhaul of both SWAD and SPAD occurred. This Historic Scotland
funded work has seen the transfer of both databases onto a new faster, more efficient
database server and all of the scripts and searches have been rewritten. This will lead
to faster and easier searching of both systems.