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ID:EHG3780
External Ref:GQKH11
Name:DBA and walkover survey - Glensanda Quarry, Morvern
Organisation:Headland Archaeology Ltd
Date:2011

Description

Headland Archaeology Ltd carried out an archaeological walkover of an area of some 138 hectares around Glensanda Quarry in 2011. The quarry is situated at 400 to 600 m above the north-western shore of Loch Linnie some 20km to the north of Oban. The area affected by the extension comprised mainly steep and rocky terrain covered in tussocky grass. The area was very exposed with little shelter from the elements. No features of archaeological interest were identified. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation

  • DESK BASED ASSESSMENT
  • WALKOVER SURVEY

Images

Facing east: View across proposed extension to the E of the quarry. (photo by Magnar Dalland)  © Headland Archaeology LtdFacing southeast: View across proposed extension to the E of the quarry. (photo by Magnar Dalland)  © Headland Archaeology LtdFacing south: View across proposed extension to the E of the quarry. (photo by Magnar Dalland)  © Headland Archaeology LtdFacing southwest: View across proposed extension towards the E side of the quarry. (photo by Magnar Dalland)  © Headland ArchaeologyFacing west: View across proposed extension towards the E side of the quarry. (photo by Magnar Dalland)  © Headland Archaeology LtdFacing west: View across proposed extension towards the E side of the quarry. (photo by Magnar Dalland)  © Headland Archaeology LtdFacing northwest: View across proposed extension to the E of the quarry. (photo by Magnar Dalland)  © Headland Archaeology LtdFacing east: View across proposed extension to the SW of the quarry. (photo by Magnar Dalland)  © Headland Archaeology LtdFacing NE: View across proposed extension to the NW of the quarry. (photo by Magnar Dalland)  © Headland Archaeology LtdFacing SW: View across proposed extension to the NW of the quarry. (photo by Magnar Dalland)  © Headland Archaeology Ltd.Facing southeast: View across proposed extension to the SW of the quarry. (photo by Magnar Dalland)  © Headland Archaeology Ltd

Reports

Fieldwork report  © Headland Archaeology Ltd (File size: 922 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NM 8146 4969 (2293m by 1657m)
Map Sheet:NM84NW
Civil Parish:MORVERN
Geographical Area:LOCHABER
Location:Glensanda Quarry, Morvern

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Dalland, M. 2012. Glensanda Quarry, Highland: Archaeological walkover for Aggregate Industries. Headland Archaeology Ltd. Digital.

Related Monuments/Buildings - none

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