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External Ref:DOUN
Name:Watching brief - New substation, Dounreay
Organisation:CFA Archaeology Ltd
Date:Oct-Nov 2011


An archaeological monitored strip was carried out by CFA Archaeology in late 2011 during mechanical soil stripping for the construction of a new substation at Dounreay Substation in Caithness. The ground breaking works consisted of the excavation of a square area measuring 84m by 65m to a maximum depth of 0.85m, revealing the natural bedrock. There were no features, deposits or artefacts of archaeological significance identified during the work. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation



Fieldwork report  © CFA Archaeology (File size: 3039 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NC 9818 6654 (150m by 132m)
Map Sheet:NC96NE
Civil Parish:REAY
Geographical Area:CAITHNESS

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Savory, G.. 2012. Dounreay Substation, Dounreay, Caithness: Archaeological Monitored Strip. CFA Archaeology Ltd. Digital.

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