EHG4024 - Watching brief - Mercat Cross, High Street, Dornoch

Technique(s)

Organisation

Archaeology North Ltd

Date

June 2011

Description

A watching brief was carried out by Archaeology North Ltd in June 2011 during landscaping groundworks around the Mercat Cross, High Street, Dornoch. Groundworks were limited in depth. At least one buried soil was recorded from which a human toe bone was recovered. Sandstone slabs, removed during the watching brief, formed an approach pathway across the churchyard and were dated by documentary evidence to 1812-14. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Higgins, P. 2011. Mercat Cross, Dornoch: Archaeological watching brief: Report. Archaeology North Ltd. Digital.

Map

Location

Location High Street, Dornoch
Grid reference Centred NH 7974 8970 (14m by 5m)
Map sheet NH78NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Operational Area CAITHNESS SUTHERLAND AND EASTER ROSS
Civil Parish DORNOCH

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Mercat Cross - Dornoch (Monument)

Record last edited

Jun 23 2014 12:01PM

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