EHG3078 - Watching brief and GPS survey - Storr Forest WTW pipeline renewal



Jacobs Engineering UK Ltd


June-July 2009


A watching brief and detailed survey (using a GPS) was undertaken of known archaeological sites during groundbreaking works associated with the renewal of the water treatment works pipeline within the township of Achachork, north of Portree. During the GPS survey a number of previously unknown sites were noted and recorded. Five additional field banks were noted during topsoil stripping. <1>

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Location Achachork, Portree, Isle of Skye
Grid reference Centred NG 4798 4587 (1967m by 885m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG44NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH

Related Monuments/Buildings (19)

  • Boundary dyke, Achachork (Monument)
  • Boundary dyke, Achachork (Monument)
  • Enclosure with rig and furrow, Achachork (Monument)
  • Enclosure, Achachork (Monument)
  • Enclosures, Achachork (Monument)
  • Field bank, north east of 5 Achachork (Monument)
  • Field boundary, Achachork (Monument)
  • Head dyke, Maligan, Achachork (Monument)
  • Possible field boundary, Achachork (Monument)
  • Possible remains of shieling hut, north west of 7 Achachork (Monument)
  • Probable house remains, north of 5 Achachork (Monument)
  • Probable house remains, north of 5 Achachork (Monument)
  • Remains of building, north east of 5 Achachork (Monument)
  • Remains of building, north west of 5 Achachork (Monument)
  • Remains of small structure, Achachork (Monument)
  • Remains of structure, Maligan, Achachork (Monument)
  • Site of former settlement, north east of Achachork (Monument)
  • Small drystone structure, north of 5 Achachork (Monument)
  • Stone alignment, Achachork (Monument)

Parent/preceding Site Events/Activities (1)

  • DBA and walkover survey - Storr Forest Mains Water Pipe Renewal, Isle of Skye (Ref: B0570000/034350)

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Record last edited

Jul 13 2016 2:01PM

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