EHG2880 - Watching brief on land south of Mardon House, Nairn

Technique(s)

WATCHING BRIEF

Organisation

Highland Heritage

Date

February 2009

Description

An archaeological watching brief took place during topsoil removal in advance of the construction of a new house. The topsoil removal revealed a yellow subsoil within which some darker patches were initially visible. On further cleaning, the conclusion was reached that these were natural soil variations with no sign of cuts or deposits. No further investigation was carried out. <1> The photographs supplied with the report show what appear to be patches of burning and possible charcoal deposits. The site was subsequently visited by an HC Archaeologist but the house foundations were already in place and no additional investigation was possible. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Location Land south of Mardon House, Nairn
Grid reference Centred NH 84944 54491 (80m by 57m) (Approximate)
Map sheet NH85SW
Geographical Area NAIRN

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.