EHG3698 - Watching brief - south casemates, Fort George, Ardersier

Technique(s)

Organisation

Kirkdale Archaeology

Date

March 1996

Description

A watching brief was maintained by Kirkdale Archaeology in March 1996 during repair work on the southeast casemates. The casemate roofs were exposed to allow for repair and re-waterproofing. These resembled closely the casemates previously excavated (see EHG3697) at the northeast part of the fort, indicating that an identical building plan was being followed. The general sequence of construction of the rampart and associated structures was confirmed by the 1996 observations. A full graphic and photographic record was made. <1> For more detail see <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Text/Publication/Article: Ewart, Stewart and Dunn, G, D and A. 1996. 'Fort George (Ardersier parish), 18th-century fortification', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1996, p.58. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 58. p.58.
  • <2> Text/Publication/Article: Ewart, G. & Gallagher, D.. 2010. The fortifications of Fort George, Ardersier, near Inverness: archaeological investigations 1990-2005. Post-Medieval Archaeology Vol.44. 105-134. Digital. pp..

Map

Location

Location Fort George
Grid reference Centred NH 76366 56671 (23m by 18m)
Map sheet NH75NE
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish ARDERSIER
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Record last edited

Nov 27 2014 2:26PM

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