EHG2881 - Watching brief - Borve to Edinbane water main renewal

Technique(s)

Organisation

Highland Archaeology Services Ltd

Date

July-Sept 2008

Description

Following a desk based assessment and walk-over survey of the proposed Water Main Renewal route carried out in 2007 a programme of watching briefs was recommended during construction to identify and record any archaeology disturbed during the laying of new water mains in these areas. This report presents the results of this follow-up work. The trench lines were re-routed to minimise impacts on known township remains at both Glenbernisdale and Borve. Where the trench routes passed in close proximity to visible features and structures, rapid surveys of these were conducted and each was recorded photographically. Four features and eight structures were identified. In each case, the remains were found to be superficial and degraded. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: McCullagh, C. 01/2009. Archaeological Watching Brief: Borve - Edinbane Water Main Renewal. Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. 20/01/2009. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Borve to Coishletter
Grid reference Centred NG 42913 48243 (5309m by 798m)
Map sheet NG44NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Operational Area ROSS SKYE AND LOCHABER

Related Monuments/Buildings (9)

  • BORVE (Building)
  • Borve (Monument)
  • Building footings SSW of 19 Borve (Monument)
  • Cup marked stone north of Grand View, Borve (1 of 2) (Monument)
  • Cup marked stone north of Grand View, Borve (2 of 2) (Monument)
  • Glen Bernisdale (Monument)
  • Site of farmstead and enclosures, west of Borve covered reservoir (Monument)
  • Stone alignment, north of Grand View, Borve (Monument)
  • Structural remains at 4 Glen Bernisdale (Monument)

Parent/preceding Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Desk based assessment and walkover survey - Borve to Edinbane Water Main Renewal (Ref: BED07)

Record last edited

Aug 6 2018 11:07AM

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