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Name:Magnetometer survey - Chapel Hill, Ballachly, Dunbeath
Organisation:University of Nottingham
Date:June-July 2008


A magnetometer survey was carried out by the University of Nottingham in 2008 at the supposed site of an early Christian monastery at Ballachly, near Dunbeath. The survey was undertaken in the Scheduled area as part of the second season of work at the site (see also EHG2992). No significant anomalies were identified. <1>

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Interim fieldwork report  © University of Nottingham (File size: 898 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred ND 1566 3037 (22m by 22m)
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.

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