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External Ref:SL-05-116
Name:Watching brief - Home Farm, Portree
Organisation:CFA Archaeology Ltd
Date:Oct 2006


A watching brief was carried out as part of a wider archaeological investigation by CFA Archaeology in 2006 in relation to residential housing development at Home Farm on the north edge of Portree, Isle of Skye. Three principal prehistoric features were recorded: a possible post-built structure, a ring-ditch type roundhouse and a substantial circular ditched enclosure. Artefacts ranging from late Neolithic to Iron Age were recovered from the site. <1>

All the investigations on the site have subseqently been published as Scottish Archaeological Internet Report (SAIR) 54 : see attached link. <2>

Type(s) of Investigation



Fieldwork Report  © CFA Archaeology Ltd (File size: 3523 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NG 4789 4434 (389m by 303m)
Map Sheet:NG44SE
Civil Parish:PORTREE
Geographical Area:SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Location:Home farm, Portree, Isle of Skye

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Suddaby, I. 2007. Home Farm, Portree, Skye and Lochalsh: Archaeological Watching Brief and Excavations. CFA Archaeology Ltd. 06/06/2007. .
  • Text/Publication/Monograph: Suddaby, I. 2013. Excavation of post-built roundhouses and a circular ditched enclosure at Kiltaraglen, Portree, Isle of Skye: 2006-7. Scottish Archaeological Internet Report. 54. Online.

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