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Name:Controlled topsoil strip - 64 Ormsaigbeg, Kilchoan
Organisation:Argyll Archaeology
Date:April 2013


An archaeological controlled topsoil strip was carried out by Argyll Archaeology in 2013 over the proposed footprints of three new houses, access routes and the shared septic tank on land at 64 Ormsaigbeg Kilchoan. Machine excavation was to a maximum depth of 1.00 m below the current ground surface. The topsoil generally comprised a reddish brown silt loam (brown forest soil) up to 0.30 m thick. No features or deposits of archaeological or historical significance were exposed within the confines of the development area. <1>

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Grid Reference:Centred NM 4771 6367 (64m by 83m)
Map Sheet:NM46SE
Geographical Area:LOCHABER
Location:64 Ormsaigbeg, Kilchoan, Highland

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Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Ellis, C.. 2013. Controlled topsoil strip on land at 64 Ormsaigbeg, Kilchoan, Highland. Argyll Archaeology. Digital.

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