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Name:Watching Brief - Leckmelm Farm, Loch Broom, Wester Ross
Organisation:Archaeology Hebrides
Date:Sept 2007


An archaeological watching brief carried out by Archaeology Hebrides in 2007 in relation to a new access road being created for Leckmelm Farm, Loch Broom. This was requested due to proximity to a battle site (see MHG7818). No features of archaeological significance were found. Some finds were retrieved (burnt flint, possible quartz blade, 19th /20th century ceramics and glass), but were all un-stratified, although noteworthy. In addition a local metal detectorist undertook an ad hoc survey of the whole field and spoil heaps whilst the works were underway, and found only badly rusted 19th and 20th century iron objects of agricultural origin. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation



Fieldwork Report  © Ian Mchardy (File size: 718 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NH 1647 9063 (27m by 115m)
Map Sheet:NH19SE
Civil Parish:GAIRLOCH
Geographical Area:ROSS AND CROMARTY
Location:Leckmelm Farm, Loch Broom, Wester Ross

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: McHardy, I. 2007. Archaeological Watching Brief at Leckmelm Farm. Archaeology Hebrides. 15/10/2007. Digital.

Related Monuments/Buildings

MHG7818Battle site, Leckmelm Farm (Battlefield)

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