An archaeological watching brief was carried out during the installation of cables to connect wind turbines at Forss, Caithness to the National Grid. The trenching commenced at the national grid sub-station, 1500mm wide with a continual depth of circa 1200mm progressing up-slope traversing two fields of pasture, cutting through humic plough soil overlying a stony clay-rich sub-soil. Bedrock was close to the surface in places and was broken through by hydraulic pecker. No anthropogenic soils were present and despite the presence of archaeology in the surrounding locale no archaeological features were uncovered within the area relevant to the wind farm cabling. <1> <2>
Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Humphreys, P and Wood, J. 2007. Forss Windfarm (Cabling): Archaeological Watching Brief. Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. 20/06/2007. .
Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. OASIS (Online Access to the Index of Archaeological Investigations).
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Forss Wind Farm
Centred ND 02356 69275 (203m by 120m) (Centred)
CAITHNESS SUTHERLAND AND EASTER ROSS
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