In 2009, Glasgow University Archaelogical Research Division (GUARD) was asked to excavate and report on the site.
GUARD's written report has been augmented with a series of short video clips. In these clips, GUARD's experts show, on site, what they found as their excavations yielded up the long-hidden secrets of Annandale's past.
Artist David Simon has used this information, in conjunction with the historical archive, to create an image of what Annandale Distillery might have looked like around 1900. To see this image:
To explore GUARD's findings and see what they revealed, open this interactive map of the site:
It is hoped to retain intact and stabilise many of these original archaeological features wherever possible. A modern distillery will rise sympathetically on the site of its forbear. This will contrast modern best practice with the historical methods and processes employed during the three previous whisky-making eras at Annandale.