EHG2818 - Geophysical surveys - High Pasture Cave site, Isle of Skye



Stratascan Ltd


Dec 2004


In December 2004, Stratascan Ltd conducted a geophysical survey in relation to the core of the archaeological site at High Pasture Cave, to answer specific research questions. A range of geophysical techniques was employed, including resistivity, magnetometry (gradiometry) and Ground Penetrating Radar. In particular, the surveys were carried out to investigate the potential for a former, and now buried, entrance into High Pasture Cave that may have been utilised in prehistory. Unfortunately, the ground conductivity survey could not be carried out due to severe weather conditions experienced at the site in December. <1> The results of the survey were subsequently included in the 2004 DSR for the High Pasture Cave site. <2>

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Location Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave), Isle of Skye
Grid reference Centred NG 59444 19727 (64m by 64m) (3 map features)
Map sheet NG51NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave) (Monument)

Parent/preceding Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Detailed survey and artefact collection - Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave), Isle of Skye

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Trial excavations - High Pasture Cave site, Isle of Skye: 2005 season (Ref: HPC002)

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Record last edited

Dec 12 2014 10:09AM

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