EHG3565 - Watching brief, Craggan Cottage, Newhall Point, Balblair

Technique(s)

Organisation

Stuart Farrell

Date

July 2011

Description

A watching brief was conducted during groundworks for a new garage/studio with associated services. The work revealed no archaeological features or deposits, the area being heavily disturbed by tree roots and a modern drainage pipe. The topsoil and subsoil overlay a deposit of loose soft yellow-orange-brown sand natural with numerous rounded small to large stones, possibly an area of raised beach. A few fragments of 19th-century pottery were found in the topsoil but not retained. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Farrell, S. 07/2011. Archaeological Watching Brief of a Development at Craggan Cottage, Newhall Point, Balblair, Highland. Unaffiliated. Digital.
  • <2> Collection/Project Archive: Farrell, S. 07/2011. Archaeological Watching Brief of a Development at Craggan Cottage, Newhall Point, Balblair, Highland. Unaffiliated. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Craggan Cottage, Newhall Point, Balblair
Grid reference Centred NH 70836 67118 (10m by 14m)
Map sheet NH76NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Operational Area ROSS SKYE AND LOCHABER
Civil Parish RESOLIS

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Nov 27 2014 2:04PM

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