EHG3542 - Watching brief, Knocknagael substation (test pits)

Technique(s)

Organisation

Highland Archaeology Services Ltd

Date

April 2010

Description

An ongoing archaeological watching brief was undertaken during the construction of towers and temporary haul roads as part of the major development of the electricity substation and associated infrastruture at Knocknagael, Inverness. The excavation of three test pits was monitored in April 2010. In each case the subsoil was a dark brown/orange loam with sub-angular stone inclusions. There were no features or finds of archaeological significance. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Fraser, L et al. 10/2010. Knocknagael Substation, Inverness: Archaeological Watching Brief - Intrastructure Works (Towers and Temporary Haul Roads). Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. Digital. pp 9, 10.
  • <2> Collection/Project Archive: Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. 2010. Knocknagael Substation - Intrastructure Works (Towers and Temporary Haul Roads). Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. Digital. pp 9, 10.

Map

Location

Location Proposed substation site, Knocknagael
Grid reference Centred NH 6548 3889 (406m by 671m)
Map sheet NH63NE
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Nov 27 2014 2:00PM

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