EHG4368 - Topographic survey - Torr Dhuin hillfort, near Fort Augustus

Technique(s)

Organisation

Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd

Date

Feb 2014

Description

A detailed topographic survey of the surviving vitrified stone walls enclosing the summit of a natural knoll at Torr Dhuin located to the southwest of Fort Augustus was carried out by Rubicon Heritage Services in February 2014 on behalf of Forestry Commission Scotland. The purpose of the survey was to provide an enhanced baseline record of the upstanding remains at the site to inform future conservation and management of the monument. The topographical survey covered an approximate area of 11,750 m², centred on the visible upstanding remains of the monument and including an immediate zone around the site as determined by local topography. The results of the survey enabled the production of 3D digital terrain models and recorded the nature and extent of surviving stonework within their immediate context.<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Baker, L. and O’Flaherty, E.. 2014. Archaeological Measured Survey of Torr Dhuin late prehistoric fort, near Fort Augustus. Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Torr Dhuin
Grid reference Centred NH 3485 0693 (108m by 117m)
Map sheet NH30NW
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish BOLESKINE AND ABERTARFF
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Record last edited

Nov 26 2015 4:35PM

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