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External Ref:HAS-MEL12
Name:Walkover survey - Ackron Sand and Rock Quarries, Melvich, Sutherland
Organisation:Highland Archaeology Services Ltd
Date:June 2012


An archaeological desk-based assessment and walk-over survey were undertaken by Highland Archaeology Services in 2012 in response to a planning condition for quarrying of sand and rock at Ackron Farm, Melvick, Sutherland. Two sites, either side of the farm were assessed and related to the reopening of a stone quarry and resumption of operations to extract gravel from an existing gravel pit. Nothing of archaeological significance was found within the areas of consent although several features of potential archaeological interest were found outside these areas. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation



Fieldwork report  © Highland Archaeology Services Ltd (File size: 4065 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NC 9004 6258 (352m by 352m)
Map Sheet:NC96SW
Civil Parish:FARR
Geographical Area:SUTHERLAND
Location:Ackron Sand and Rock Quarries, Melvich, Sutherland

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Humphreys, P. and Wood, J.. 2012. Ackron Sand and Rock Quarries, Melvich, Sutherland: Archaeological Walkover Survey. Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. Digital.

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