EHG1392 - Palaeoenvironmental assessment - Farr Wind Farm, Farr, Inverness

Technique(s)

Organisation

CFA Archaeology Ltd

Date

April 2005

Description

A palaeoenvironmental assessment was carried out by Dr R McCulloch on behalf of CFA Archaeology at Farr Wind Farm, Farr, Inverness. Anaylsis of the sample suggested minimal, if any, disturbance or human acitivity prior to c. 2,300 BP. After this date there was an apparent expansion of human activity into the area by the effective management of the heath land to encourage herbaceous grown suitable for grazing. It is probable that the intensification of this process, either by accident or design, led to the destruction of the cohesive structure provided by the heather cover and the subsequent stripping away of the underlying peat by gullying. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report: R McCulloch. Farr Wind Farm, Strathnairn: Palaeoenvironmental Investigation. CFA Archaeology Ltd. . .

Map

Location

Location Farr, Inverness
Grid reference Centred NH 7284 2903 (56m by 56m)
Map sheet NH72NW
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish DAVIOT AND DUNLICHITY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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Aug 25 2014 3:16PM

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