EHG3432 - Excavation of trench across wharf feature (Site 107), Mhogh Sgeir

Technique(s)

Organisation

North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS)

Date

May 2006

Description

Excavation of a trench 5.5m by 1m, over the 'wharf' feature, Site 107, first recorded by NOSAS as part of their ongoing programme of fieldwork at Loch Hourn. The aim of this excavation was to explore the exact role of this wharf and whether it was part of a herring fishing station. Two soil samples were taken for analysis. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wombell, J. 03/2007. A Report on the 2006 Archaeological Survey of Loch Hourn, Inverness-shire. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Mhogh Sgeir
Grid reference Centred NG 91154 07501 (25m by 24m)
Map sheet NG90NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Operational Area ROSS SKYE AND LOCHABER
Civil Parish KILMONIVAIG

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Parent/preceding Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Archaeological Survey of Loch Hourn, Inverness-shire (2006)

Record last edited

Feb 24 2015 11:04AM

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