EHG2888 - Archaeological watching brief - River E Hydro Scheme, Foyers, Inverness-shire

Technique(s)

Organisation

Highland Archaeology Services Ltd

Date

July 2006

Description

NH 533 159 Exploratory excavation and a watching brief were undertaken within the area of a hydro-electric scheme currently under construction at River E, Foyers, Loch Ness. The work was started in July 2006 in response to a planning condition and followed a desk-based assessment and walk-over survey by Stuart Farrell in 2002. No archaeologically significant finds or features have been found so far. Report to be lodged with Highland SMR and Library Service and NMRS; archive to be deposited with RCAHMS. Sponsor: RWE Npower. <1> Full, updated report on the above work. No archaeological features were affected by the watching brief work. Had excavation of a supposed structure proved it to be of non-archaeological origin. See EHG3354 for exploratory excavation record.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Dataset: RCAHMS. 01/2009. Annual update from Canmore. Digital.
  • <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Peteranna, M. 03/2008. River E Hydro Scheme, Foyers, Inverness-shire: Archaeological Watching Brief. Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Foyers, Inverness-shire
Grid reference Centred NH 5279 1631 (1401m by 704m)
Map sheet NH51NW
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish BOLESKINE AND ABERTARFF
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Excavation - River E Hydro Works, near Garthbeg, South of Loch Mhor (Ref: UT1230)

Record last edited

Sep 2 2014 3:45PM

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