EHG3053 - Desk-based assessment and walkover survey, Knockinnon, Houstry

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Organisation

Stuart Farrell

Date

July 2009

Description

Stuart Farrell was commissioned by UPM Tilhill in July 2009 to undertake an archaeological desktop and walkover survey for a block of proposed forestry at Knockinnon, Houstry, Highland. Work revealed two previously recorded archaeological sites; both being chambered cairns though one had been partly reused as a sheepfold. The proposed scheme lies within a wider area of archaeological interest. A number of recommendations have been made. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Farrell, S. 07/2009. Report of Archaeological Desktop & Walkover Survey, Knockinnon, Houstry. Unaffiliated. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Land north of Braehiller, Knockinnon, Houstry
Grid reference Centred ND 15005 33348 (806m by 735m) (Centred)
Map sheet ND13SE
Operational Area CAITHNESS SUTHERLAND AND EASTER ROSS
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (5)

  • Chambered Cairn, Buoldhu (Monument)
  • Chambered Cairn, Houstry (Monument)
  • Cuag Township (Monument)
  • Site of sheep pen or bothy, Buoldhu (Monument)
  • Stone scatter, Houstry (Monument)

Record last edited

Nov 27 2014 10:39AM

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