EHG2788 - DBA and walk over survey - Loch Maree water main renewal

Technique(s)

Organisation

Jacobs Engineering UK Ltd

Date

April 2008

Description

A desk-based assessment and walkover survey was conducted to assess the potential impacts upon the archaeology and cultural heritage resulting from the proposed insertion of raw water mains, waste pipes and treated water mains, extending from Loch Ewe to Loch Maree and then westwards to Gairloch, linking to the existing water mains. Thirty-eight sites were identified within 100m of the proposed route of the new pipeline from a desk-based assessment and walkover survey. Eleven sites have been identified potentially dating to the Bronze Age while one Iron Age site was noted. The presence of numerous sites within the study area suggests high potential for unknown archaeological remains to occur ranging from the Bronze Age to the post medieval period. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Shaw, C. 08/2008. Loch Maree Regional Scheme: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment and walk over survey. Jacobs UK. 18/09/2008. Paper and Digital.

Map

Location

Location Loch Ewe - Loch Maree - Gairloch
Grid reference Centred NG 83479 79392 (7150m by 3445m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet NG87NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Operational Area ROSS SKYE AND LOCHABER

Related Monuments/Buildings (23)

  • 15a Pool Croft, Poolewe (Building)
  • Achadh an Fhraoich (Monument)
  • Achadh an Fraoich (Monument)
  • Achadh Ruigh-Chriosain (Monument)
  • Achadh Ruigh-Chriosain (Monument)
  • Building south east of Tollie Farm, Poolewe (Building)
  • Field boundary wall at Corriechoile (Monument)
  • Field system at Tollie Farm, Poolewe (Monument)
  • Hut circle - Creag Doire na Suaine (MM008) (Monument)
  • Hut circle - Creag Doire na Suiane (MM007) (Monument)
  • Hut circle - Creag Na Bo Maoile (MM006) (Monument)
  • Hut circle - Mial (Monument)
  • Pool Crofts (Monument)
  • Poolewe, Ewe Market (Monument)
  • Site of boat house, Tollie Bay (Building)
  • Site of house on west bank of River Ewe at Croft Hill (Monument)
  • Site of pier, Tollie Bay (Monument)
  • Structure at Croft Hill (Monument)
  • Structure at Meall an Sgardain (Monument)
  • Structures at Croft Hill (Monument)
  • Tollie Farm, Poolewe (Building)
  • Two buildings at Croft Hill (Monument)
  • Westfields, 12 Pool Crofts (Monument)

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Updated Desk based assessment - Loch Maree Water Pipeline (Ref: B1575502)

Record last edited

Feb 21 2018 3:17PM

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