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ID:EHG4093
External Ref:THB07
Name:Watching brief - Borrowston Croft, Thrumster
Organisation:Highland Archaeology Services Ltd
Date:Jul 07-Feb 08

Description

A watching brief was carried out by Highland Archaeology Services in 2007-8 on site clearance and excavations for foundations, services and drainage at Borrowston Croft, Thrumster, Caithness. The site stripping and foundation trenches were done on 25 June 2007; the drainage and soakaway were completed in late February 2008. No archaeological finds or features were identified and no further work was recommended. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation

  • WATCHING BRIEF

Images

Relic rig and furrow (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology ServicesFlagstone outcrop (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology ServicesBedrock detail (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology ServicesSoil profile (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology ServicesRubble drain drain (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology ServicesStripped garage area (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology ServicesStripped dwelling area (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology ServicesFoundations dwelling 1 (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology ServicesFoundations dwelling 2 (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology ServicesFoundations garage 1 (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology ServicesFoundations garage 2 (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology ServicesFoundations garage 3 (photo by Paul Humphreys)  © Highland Archaeology Services

Reports

Fieldwork report  © Highland Archaeology Services (File size: 2730 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred ND 3279 4398 (49m by 75m)
Map Sheet:ND34SW
Civil Parish:WICK
Geographical Area:CAITHNESS
Location:Borrowston Croft

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Humphreys, P.. 2008. Archaeological Report: Borrowston Croft, Thrumster, Caithness. Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. Digital.

Related Monuments/Buildings - none

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