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ID:EHG4272
External Ref:WKH14
Name:Controlled Topsoil Strip - Wardlaw Church, Kirkhill
Organisation:Highland Archaeology Services Ltd
Date:May 2014

Description

An evaluation, comprising a controlled topsoil strip, was undertaken by Highland Archaeology Services in 2014 on the site of a new house development just behind Wardlaw Church, off Wardlaw Road, Kirkhill. This took place over five days between 7th and 13th May 2014. Eight features were encountered, including the footings of a stone built structure which had not previously been identified. No further archaeological investigation is recommended for this site. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation

  • WATCHING BRIEF

Images

Photos 4-6: Site on arrival as found (photo by Lachlan McKeggie)  © Highland Archaeology Services LtdPhoto 14: Work underway turf stripping (photo by Lachlan McKeggie)  © Highland Archaeology Services LtdPhoto 39: Feature 2 field drain from southwest end (photo by Lachlan McKeggie)  © Highland Archaeology Services LtdPhoto 69: South end of Feature 4 pipline (photo by Lachlan McKeggie)  © Highland Archaeology Services LtdPhoto 88: Area around Feaure 1 cleaned (photo by Lachlan McKeggie)  © Highland Archaeology Services LtdPhoto 99: Feature 1 from south (photo by Lachlan McKeggie)  © Highland Archaeology Services LtdPhoto 128: Photo of Feature 1 for 3D model (photo by Lachlan McKeggie)  © Highland Archaeology Services LtdPhoto 151: Photo of Feature 1 for 3D model (photo by McKeggie, L)  © Highland Archaeology Services LtdPhoto 183: Post-excavation Feature 7 (photo by Lachlan McKeggie)  © Highland Archaeology Services Ltd

Reports

Topsoil strip Report  © Highland Archaeology Services Ltd (File size: 3358 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NH 5530 4545 (31m by 24m)
Map Sheet:NH54NE
Civil Parish:KIRKHILL
Geographical Area:INVERNESS
Location:Wardlaw Church, Kirkhill

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: McKeggie, L.. 2014. Wardlaw Church, Kirkhill: Archaeological Evaluation (Controlled Topsoil Strip). Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. Digital.

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MHG15879Wardlaw Parish Church of Scotland, Kirkhill (Monument)

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