EHG3024 - Watching brief at Plot 1, 5 Mellon Udrigle, Laide

Technique(s)

Organisation

Catherine Dagg

Date

April 2009

Description

An archaeological watching brief took place during ground-breaking works for a new house. Topsoil stripping subsequently revealed a deposit of midden material in the western half of the site, consisting of large quantities of limpet and winkle shells. In addiition, three test pits were excavated, the most northerly of which revealed the midden deposit lying beneath a deposit of windblown sand. Two environmental samples were removed for further analysis. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Dagg, C. 06/2009. 5, Mellon Udrigle, Laide, Gairloch Parish, Wester Ross: Archaeological Watching Brief. Unaffiliated. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Plot 1, 5 Mellon Udrigle, Laide
Grid reference Centred NG 8944 9558 (31m by 25m)
Map sheet NG89NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Operational Area ROSS SKYE AND LOCHABER

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Shell midden, Mellon Udrigle (Monument)

Record last edited

Nov 27 2014 10:33AM

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