EHG3705 - Site recording - Barrack room, Fort George, Ardersier



Kirkdale Archaeology


June 2001


In June 2001 a brick-vaulted barrack room in the north casemated curtain (the seventh from the east end) was recorded Kirkland Archaeology prior to conservation work. Various objects were recorded and retrieved from behind a collapsed length of tongue-and-groove panelling in a casemated barrack room in the curtain wall north of the parade ground in Fort George. The rear of the panelling was partly covered in dirt and various finds that had fallen behind it. These were retrieved in 2m sections, measured from the south end of the panelling. Each of the sections was photographed to show the objects in situ, but their location was not recorded in any more detail. Their importance lies in their reflection of the daily life of the servicemen billeted in the room over many decades. <1> For more detail see <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Text/Publication/Article: Sharman, P. & Ewart, G.. 2001. Fort George, Barrack Room (Ardersier parish). Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 50. Paper (Original). p.50.
  • <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.123-126.



Location Fort George
Grid reference Centred NH 76291 56843 (11m by 10m)
Map sheet NH75NE
Civil Parish ARDERSIER
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Record last edited

Nov 27 2014 2:27PM

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