EHG121 - Geophysical survey - Priesthill

Technique(s)

Organisation

Glasgow University (GUARD)

Date

March 1992

Description

In March 1992, GUARD carried out a geophysical survey on behalf of Highland Regional Council in advance of the realignment of the A9 at Delny, just north of Invergordon. The reason for the assessment was the presence of cropmark features revealed on two aerial photographs. These show a large rectilinear feature upslope frm the road, below Priesthill Farm. The purpose of the assessment was to investigate whether there were any further archaeological features downslope which would be in the path of the new road alignment. The drift geology was reasonably conducive to magnetic survey, consisting of topsoil overlying silty sand and some gravel. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Banks, I.. 1992. Priesthill. Glasgow University (GUARD). 30/01/1992. Digital (scanned as PDF).

Map

Location

Location Priesthill, Invergordon
Grid reference Centred NH 7382 7267 (348m by 227m)
Map sheet NH77SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Operational Area ROSS SKYE AND LOCHABER
Civil Parish KILMUIR EASTER

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Record last edited

Jul 1 2016 12:57PM

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