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Name:Detailed survey and artefact collection - Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave), Isle of Skye
Organisation:West Coast Archaeological Services


Following the discovery of archaeological deposits in High Pasture Cave in May 2002, a photographic record and detailed survey was undertaken of the cave passage where the deposits were located by West Coast Archaeological Services. This was followed by a grid collection of disturbed faunal remains and archaeological material through the length of the fossil passage, which were under constant threat from visiting cave parties to the area. <1>

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Fieldwork report  © West Coast Archaeological Services (File size: 13356 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NG 5942 1974 (3m by 13m)
Map Sheet:NG51NE
Civil Parish:STRATH
Geographical Area:SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Location:Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave), Isle of Skye

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Birch, S., Wildgoose, M. and Kozikowska, G.. 07/2003. Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave) Kilbride, Strath, Isle of Skye: Archaeological Deposits from a Limestone Cave on the Island of Skye. West Coast Archaeological Services. 20/08/2003. Digital.

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MHG32043Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave) (Monument)

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EHG2819Child event/activity: Trial trench - High Pasture Cave site, Isle of Skye (Ref: HPC001)
EHG2818Child event/activity: Geophysical surveys - High Pasture Cave site, Isle of Skye (Ref: HPC001)
EHG1299Child event/activity: Field survey - High Pasture Cave site, Isle of Skye (Ref: HPC001)

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