EHG4297 - Excavation - Loch an Tairt

Technique(s)

Organisation

Wordsworth Archaeological Services

Date

April 2000

Description

A small excavation was undertaken by J Wordsworth just to the south of Loch an Tairt, Glen Urquhart in 2000 on the findspot of a small flint scatter. A trench 1.25m long by 0.25m wide was cut on the north side of a quad bike track to establish the origin of the flints. Excavation revealed that the flints were districbuted below the peat penetrating as muchj as 0.10m into the soil buried by the peat. An additional small trench was excavated to the north of the track which confimed that the flints had not been brought by action of the quad bike or by other recent means. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wordsworth, J.. 2000. A Flint Scatter from Loch an Tairt, Glenurquhart, Inverness-shire. Wordsworth Archaeological Services. 09/10/2002. .

Map

Location

Location Loch an Tairt
Grid reference Centred NH 4456 3333 (2m by 3m)
Map sheet NH43SW
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish URQUHART AND GLENMORISTON
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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May 1 2015 11:39AM

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