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Name:DBA - Glensanda Quarry Extension, Morven, Lochaber
Organisation:SAC Building Design Services
Date:Aug 2005


A desk-based assessment was undertaken by SAC staff in August 2005 in advance of a proposed quarry extension at Glensanda, Morven, Lochaber. Both the extension area and the Glensanda Estate were assessed; no archaeological sites were discovered in the former; ten areas were located in the latter. The quarry istelf has been mentioned as a site of interest as areas of industry become an increasing focus for archaeologists. All other archaeological sites, including the Glensanda castle, bothy and farm are a minimum of 2.7km from the quarry face; this distance was to remain the same during the quarry extension. It was therefore concluded that there would be no impact on the known archaeological sites from the proposed extension. <1>

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Environmental Statement Archaeology chapter  © SAC Building Design Services and Foster Yeoman Ltd (File size: 5195 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NM 8146 4968 (2294m by 1666m)
Map Sheet:NM84NW
Civil Parish:MORVERN
Geographical Area:LOCHABER
Location:Glensanda, Morven, Lochaber

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Environmental Statement: SAC Building Design Services. 2005. Glensanda Quarry: Proposed Quarry Extension Environmental Statement: Archaeology. SAC Building Design Services. . Digital (scanned as PDF).

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