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External Ref:21961
Name:Watching brief - proposed Burn of Whilk Wind Farm SI Works, Caithness
Organisation:AOC Archaeology Group
Date:Dec 2012


An archaeological watching brief was undertaken by AOC Archaeology Group in 2012 with respect to initial site investigation works relating to a proposed wind farm at Burn of Whilk, near Wick, Caithness. This involved the monitoring of 115 site investigation trial pits and 23 plate test areas being excavated throughout the wind farm's proposed haul roads and turbine locations. Neither significant archaeological features nor artefacts were encountered. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation



Fieldwork report  © AOC Archaeology Group (File size: 3209 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred ND 2899 4121 (565m by 415m)
Map Sheet:ND24SE
Civil Parish:WICK
Geographical Area:CAITHNESS
Location:Burn of Whilk

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: AOC Archaeology Group. 2015. Burn of Whilk Wind Farm, Caithness - Archaeological Mitigation Works Basic Report. AOC Archaeology Group. Digital.
  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Paton, K.. 2013. Burn of Whilk Wind Farm, Caithness: Archaeological Watching Brief (SI Works): Basic Report. AOC Archaeology Group. Digital.

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