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ID:EHG4318
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Name:DBA and walkover survey - Acharry Moor, Creich
Organisation:Catherine Dagg
Date:July 2013

Description

A DBA and walkover survey were carried out by C Dagg in 2013 in advance of a proposed new forestry planting scheme at Acharry Moor, Creich. Thirteen sites, relating to post-medieval and later settlement, were recorded. Measures to preserve the extant remains as far as possible were proposed. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation

  • DESK BASED ASSESSMENT
  • WALKOVER SURVEY

Images

Trackway west of Blarodhar farmstead (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggTrackway west of Blarodhar farmstead (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggTrackway descending to junction with track running east from farmstead (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggEsat section of trackway running south (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar farmstead, main building, west section (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar farmstead, main building, central section (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar farmstead, view along length of main building from west gable end (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar farmstead, central section of long building, probable main dwelling (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar, low earth banks defining possible small rectangular building north of main building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar , possible small rectangular building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar, rectangular enclosure south of main building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar, rectangular enclosure south of main building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar, rectangular enclosure south of main building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar, rectangular enclosure south of main building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar, section of stone-lined drain running east from below main building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar, field clearance rubble fills hollow west of rectangular building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar, field clearance rubble fills hollow west of rectangular building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar, field clearance pile north of main building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar, field clearance pile north of main building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBlarodhar, field clearance pile north of main building (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggLinear earth and rubble mound extending 5m south of fence (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggEarth and rubble dyke running from Blarodhar to former trackway (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggArtificial drain, broad dug channel, now mostly infilled (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBank and ditch of former boundary, immediately north of present fence (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggBank and ditch of former boundary, immediately north of present fence (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggDrystone dyke west of Acharry Moor farmstead (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggDrystone dyke northwest of Acharry Moor farmstead (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggAcharry Moor farmstead, low grassy footing so f single building aligned along ridge (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggAcharry Moor farmstead, low grassy footing so f single building aligned along ridge (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggWell (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggField clearance piles south of Acharry Moor farmstead (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggField clearance pile showing grading of stone size (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggDrystone walling of east section of boundary dyke (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine DaggDrystone walling of east section of boundary dyke (photo by Catherine Dagg)  © Catherine Dagg

Reports

Fieldwork Report  © Catherine Dagg (File size: 874 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NH 7010 9135 (577m by 304m)
Map Sheet:NH79SW
Civil Parish:CREICH
Civil Parish:DORNOCH
Geographical Area:SUTHERLAND
Location:Acharry Moor, Creich

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Dagg, C.. 2013. Acharry Moor, Creich, Sutherland: Proposed New Planting Areas: Archaeological Evaluation. Catherine Dagg. Digital.

Related Monuments/Buildings - none

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