EHG2958 - Trial trenching - Broadhaven, Wick

Technique(s)

Organisation

CFA Archaeology Ltd

Date

Aug 2001

Description

An evaluation comprising ten trial trenches was carried out by CFA Archaeology at North Head, Broadhaven, Wick in 2001 in advance of a proposed extension to a wastewater treatment plant. The mechanically excavated trenches covered c.6.5% of the evaluation area. The trenches measured from 11 to 80m in length by 1.6m wide. Only clay subsoil and soakaway field drains were revealed although two linear features, thought to be the remains of early drainage channels were also seen. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Rees, A.. 2001. Archaeological Evaluation at North Head, Broadhaven, Wick, Caithness. CFA Archaeology Ltd. 29/08/2001. Digital.

Map

Location

Location North Head, Broadhaven
Grid reference Centred ND 38170 50975 (101m by 101m)
Map sheet ND35SE
Operational Area CAITHNESS SUTHERLAND AND EASTER ROSS
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Possible drainage ditches - North Head, Broadhaven, Wick (Monument)

Record last edited

Jan 14 2020 11:15AM

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.