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ID:EHG4259
External Ref:
Name:Building survey - Castle Sinclair Girnigoe
Organisation:Field Archaeology Specialists Ltd (FAS)
Date:July-Sept 2002

Description

A building survey, including a rectified photographic survey and architectural survey, was carried out by FAS in 2002 at Castle Sinclair Girnigoe in Wick, Caithness. This incorporated rectified and computer rectified photography and total station metric survey which resulted in the creation of ground plans, floor plans, elevations and a site cross-section. The resulting drawings were enhanced on site, providing a detailed archaeological study which included particulars of construction and phasing. <1> <2>

Type(s) of Investigation

  • ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
  • FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
  • RECTIFIED PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY
  • TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY

Reports

Conservation Plan: Volume 1: Understanding the Site  © Field Archaeology Specialists Ltd (File size: 28894 KB)Conservation Plan: Volume 2: Significance and conservation  © Field Archaeology Specialists Ltd (File size: 5956 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred ND 3784 5493 (116m by 103m)
Map Sheet:ND35SE
Civil Parish:WICK
Geographical Area:CAITHNESS
Location:Wick, Caithness

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Management Plan: Clark, J. & Jack, S.. 2003. Castle Sinclair Girnigoe: Conservation Plan Volume 1: Understanding the Site. Field Archaeology Specialists Ltd (FAS). 04/12/2003. Digital.
  • Text/Report/Management Plan: Clark, J. & Jack, S.. 2003. Castle Sinclair Girnigoe: Conservation Plan Volume 2: Significance and Conservation: Caithness, Scotland. Field Archaeology Specialists Ltd (FAS). 04/12/2003. Digital.

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MHG417Castle Sinclair Girnigoe (Monument)

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