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Name:Trial trenching - Broadhaven, Wick
Organisation:CFA Archaeology Ltd
Date:Aug 2001


An evaluation comprising ten trial trenches was carried out by CFA Archaeology at North Head, Broadhaven, Wick in 2001 in advance of a proposed extension to a wastewater treatment plant. The mechanically excavated trenches covered c.6.5% of the evaluation area. The trenches measured from 11 to 80m in length by 1.6m wide. Only clay subsoil and soakaway field drains were revealed although two linear features, thought to be the remains of early drainage channels were also seen. <1>

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Fieldwork report  © CFA Archaeology Ltd (File size: 1623 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred ND 38171 50976 (101m by 101m)
Map Sheet:ND35SE
Civil Parish:WICK
Geographical Area:CAITHNESS
Location:North Head, Broadhaven

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Rees, A.. 2001. Archaeological Evaluation at North Head, Broadhaven, Wick, Caithness. CFA Archaeology Ltd. 29/08/2001. Digital.

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