EHG3545 - Watching brief, Knocknagael substation (Haul Road 3)

Technique(s)

Organisation

Highland Archaeology Services Ltd

Date

June 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 construction of a temporary haul road linking Towers 404R, 402R and 40AR was monitored between May and September 2010. Two poorly-defined low mounds of loose stone were identified, probably representing modern field clearance. No finds or diagnostic features were noted and there were no other features or finds of archaeological significance. <1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> 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. p 12.
  • <1> Collection/Project Archive: Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. 2010. Knocknagael Substation - Intrastructure Works (Towers and Temporary Haul Roads). Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. Digital. p 12.

Map

Location

Location Proposed substation site, Knocknagael
Grid reference Centred NH 6550 3880 (372m by 921m)
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 2:01PM

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