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ID:EHG1299
External Ref:HPC001
Name:Field survey - High Pasture Cave site, Isle of Skye
Organisation:West Coast Archaeological Services
Date:2004

Description

Field survey by West Coast Archaeological Services at High Pasture Cave in 2004 included the detailed planning of the surface structures, mainly in the core area of the site, including a group of stonebuilt structures which may be contemporary with the archaeological deposits in the passages below. A wider landscape survey of surface features relative to the cave was also conducted (though this is not reported on in the report for the 2004 season). <1>

Type(s) of Investigation

  • DESK BASED ASSESSMENT
  • TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY
  • WALKOVER SURVEY

Reports

Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave), Strath, Isle of Skye 2004  © West Coast Archaeological Services et al (File size: 3149 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NG 5943 1972 (40m by 45m)
Map Sheet:NG51NE
Civil Parish:STRATH
Geographical Area:SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Location:Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave), Isle of Skye

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Birch, S., Wildgoose, M. and Kozikowski, G.. 03/2005. Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave), Strath, Isle of Skye 2004: The Preliminary Assessment and Analysis of Late Prehistoric Cultural Deposits from a Limestone Cave and Associated Surface Features. West Coast Archaeological Services. 09/07/2005. Digital. p16, 18-19.

Related Monuments/Buildings

MHG32043Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave) (Monument)

Related Events

EHG965Parent event/activity: Detailed survey and artefact collection - Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave), Isle of Skye
EHG1399Child event/activity: Trial excavations - High Pasture Cave site, Isle of Skye: 2005 season (Ref: HPC002)

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