EHG2881 - Watching brief - Borve to Edinbane water main renewal



Highland Archaeology Services Ltd


July-Sept 2008


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>

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Location Borve to Coishletter
Grid reference Centred NG 1429e 8482e (5309m by 798m) (5 map features)
Map sheet NG18SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH

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)

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Record last edited

Aug 6 2018 11:07AM

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