EHG4009 - Watching brief - New substation, Dounreay

Technique(s)

Organisation

CFA Archaeology Ltd

Date

Oct-Nov 2011

Description

An archaeological monitored strip was carried out by CFA Archaeology in late 2011 during mechanical soil stripping for the construction of a new substation at Dounreay Substation in Caithness. The ground breaking works consisted of the excavation of a square area measuring 84m by 65m to a maximum depth of 0.85m, revealing the natural bedrock. There were no features, deposits or artefacts of archaeological significance identified during the work. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Savory, G.. 2012. Dounreay Substation, Dounreay, Caithness: Archaeological Monitored Strip. CFA Archaeology Ltd. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Dounreay
Grid reference Centred NC 9818 6654 (150m by 132m)
Map sheet NC96NE
Operational Area CAITHNESS SUTHERLAND AND EASTER ROSS
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Jul 8 2019 10:46AM

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