EHG150 - Watching brief - Huna, John O'Groats

Technique(s)

Organisation

Headland Archaeology Ltd

Date

23/05/96

Description

A watching brief was carried out by Headland Archaeology Ltd in connection with the construction of a rock armour wall at Huna, Caithness, to protect properties from ongoing sea erosion. A section along the beach showed a sandy black topsoil up to 0.6m deep overlying deposits of clayey till up to 1m deep above bedrock. Although situated in an area of high archaeological potential (five Norse/possible Norse sites have been recorded within 500m of the site), the construction work did not disturb any archaeological features. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Dalland, M.. 1996. Report on an archaeological Watching Brief at Huna, by John O'Groats, Caithness. Headland Archaeology Ltd. 23/05/1996. .

Map

Location

Location Huna, John O'Groats
Grid reference Centred ND 3574 7336 (108m by 128m)
Map sheet ND37SE
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Jul 1 2016 4:21PM

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