Headland Archaeology undertook an excavation (Phase P) at Upper Slackbuie to the south of Inverness in March 2006. The work was as a result of a condition of planning consent for a housing development. Archaeological features had previously been identified during an evaluation in Phase P (see EHG1356) in trench 19. The excavations revealed a variety of features presumed to date to the prehistoric period. The site probably contained a burnt mound, although only the central trough had survived later agricultural activities. The trough appeared to have been wood-lined and hearths lay adjacent. In addition, there were the truncated remains of numerous small pits or postholes that suggested contemporary associated structures. <1>
Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Dutton, A. 2007. Results of an Archaeological Excavation at Upper Slackbuie, Inverness (Phase P). Headland Archaeology Ltd. 15/10/2007. Digital.
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