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ID:EHG2977
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Name:Fieldwalking - Torbreck Farm, Inverness
Organisation:University of Aberdeen
Date:Dec 98-Feb 99

Description

Fieldwalking was carried out by students of the University of Aberdeen, led by J Kenworthy, in a field at Torbreck Farm, Inverness in 1998-99. A low-density flint scatter was identified, from which a very samll button scraper was identified. The technology indicated a Mesolithic date. <1>

It was indicated in <1> that it was planned to continue and widen the field-walking into a long-term programme but there are no further details for this and it was not reported in DES.

Type(s) of Investigation

  • SYSTEMATIC FIELDWALKING SURVEY

Reports

Fieldwork Report  © Cannich Archaeological Services (File size: 3185 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NH 6528 4122 (41m by 40m)
Map Sheet:NH64SE
Civil Parish:INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area:INVERNESS
Location:Torbreck Farm

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Kenworthy, J.. 1999. Report on an archaeological watching-brief during soil removal at a new house site at Torbreck farm, Inverness: Dec 1998 - Feb 1999. Cannich Archaeological Services. 12/03/1999. Digital (scanned as PDF).

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