EHG1384 - Geophysical survey - High Pasture Cave site, Isle of Skye
EARTH RESISTANCE (RESISTIVITY) SURVEY, MAGNETOMETRY SURVEY
A geophysical survey covering approximately 0.56 hectares was undertaken by D Hodgson in two areas around the enhanced entrance to a natural cave system, known as High Pasture Cave or Uamh an Ard Achadh, near Torrin, Skye in 2006. Fluxgate gradiometer and earth resistance surveys were conducted over a survey grid designed to assess the potential for metal working and archaeological features associated with the cave entrance. A separate grid was located approximately 30m to the south west to assess the potential of a feature provisionally interpreted as a hut circle. <1> The results are also included in the Data Structure Report for the 2006 excavation at the site. <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Hodgson, D and Moore, S. 05/2006. Geophysical Survey Report: High Pasture Cave, Isle of Skye. Unaffiliated. 14/06/2006. .
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Birch, S, Wildgoose, M and Kozikowski, G. 04/2007. Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave) & Environs Project, Strath, Isle of Skye 2006: The Preliminary Assessment and Analysis of Late Prehistoric Cultural Deposits from a Limestone Cave and Associated Surface Features. West Coast Archaeological Services et al. Digital. Section 4.1.
|Location||High Pasture Cave, near Torrin, Isle of Skye|
|Grid reference||Centred NG 5941 1973 (170m by 85m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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