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ID:EHG1645
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Name:Desk-based assessment and walk-over survey - Ormlie Road, Thurso
Organisation:AOC Archaeology Group
Date:Oct 2008

Description

A desk-based assessment was carried out by the AOC Archaeology Group in October 2008 as part of a condition on a planning application to erect a new Teco store, in order to identify sites of cultural heritage value that may have been impacted on through the development. Prehistoric, medieval and post-medieval activity was identified in the immediate vicinity, and a walk-over survey was carried out on October 9th 2007. Trial trenching was recommended to precede any ground-breaking works. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation

  • DESK BASED ASSESSMENT

Reports

Fieldwork Report  © AOC (File size: 3400 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred ND 1117 6777 (235m by 349m)
Map Sheet:ND16NW
Civil Parish:THURSO
Geographical Area:CAITHNESS
Location:Thurso

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Rardin, A. 2008. Tesco, Ormlie Road, Thurso: Desk-Based Assessment and Walk-Over Survey. AOC Archaeology Group. Paper and Digital.

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