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ID:EHG2993
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Name:GPR survey - Chapel Hill, Ballachly, Dunbeath
Organisation:Orkney College Geophysical Unit
Date:June-July 2008

Description

A limited GPR survey was carried out by ORCA in 2008 at the supposed site of an early Christian monastery at Ballachly, near Dunbeath. The survey was undertaken as a transect across the location of the proposed Trench VI in the second season of fieldwork by the University of Nottingham (see also EHG2992), in order to evaluate if the technique would be useful in future work. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation

  • GROUND PENETRATING RADAR SURVEY

Reports

Interim fieldwork report  © University of Nottingham (File size: 898 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred ND 1567 3035 (11m by 11m)
Map Sheet:ND13SE
Civil Parish:LATHERON
Geographical Area:CAITHNESS
Location:Chapel Hill, Ballachly, Dunbeath

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Oakley, E.; Sassin, A. & Tompsett, I. 2008. Chapel Hill, Ballachly: Geophysical survey, excavation (2008 season interim report). University of Nottingham. Digital.

Related Monuments/Buildings

MHG1145Monastery, Ballachly (Monument)

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