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ID:EHG4122
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Name:DBA and walkover survey - Pennylands, Thurso
Organisation:Stuart Farrell
Date:Feb 2005

Description

A desk based assessment and walkover survey was conducted by S Farrell in 2005 in advance of a proposed housing development at Pennylands, Thurso. Eleven sites of archaeological and historical interest were found in the development area, with the principal sites relating to the former distillery and farm of Wolfburn. Several sites of potential prehistoric interest would require further investigative work to determine their function and origin. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation

  • DESK BASED ASSESSMENT
  • WALKOVER SURVEY

Reports

Fieldwork report  © Stuart Farrell (File size: 6587 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred ND 1019 6828 (899m by 966m)
Map Sheet:ND16NW
Civil Parish:THURSO
Geographical Area:CAITHNESS
Location:Pennylands

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Farrell S. 02/2005. Report of Archaeological Desktop and Walkover Survey; Pennylands Thurso Highland. Bracewell Stirling Architects Ltd. 05/12/2005. Paper (Original).

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