EHG4473 - Photographic survey and onshore site visit - Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm

Technique(s)

Organisation

Headland Archaeology Ltd

Date

April 2011

Description

A photographic survey and site visit was carried out by Headland Archaeology in April 2011 in advance of the proposed Beatrice offshore wind farm development in the Moray Firth. Seventeen sites were visited by C Jones of Headland Archaeology along the Caithness coastline to note the baseline condition of each site and to photograph the view from each one of them towards to proposed development zone. The seventeen sites included: Lybster Village conservation area and Lybster harbour, Dunbeath Castle, Harbour area and Inver Fort, the Latheron Wheel promontory Fort and quay, The Corr, Forse House including: gatelodge, doocot and walled garden, Tulloch Broch, Waternan South Broch, Castle of Old Wick, Garrywhin fort, Cairn Hanach, Cairn of Get, Hill O' Many Stanes, Wahligoe Steps and a fishing bothy. As well as photographs towards the development area, general shots of the sites themselves were also provided. <1> <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Text/Report/Environmental Statement: Headland Archaeology. 2012. Beatrice offshore Wind farm: Environmental Statement. Arcus Renewable Energy Consulting Ltd. Digital.
  • <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Mynett, A., Joyce, T., and Timpany, S.. 2012. Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm: Archaeology & Cultural Heritage Baseline Technical Report. Headland Archaeology. . Digital.

Map

Location

Location Latheron and Wick, Caithness
Grid reference Centred ND 2634 3850 (21418m by 20815m)
Map sheet ND23NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Operational Area CAITHNESS SUTHERLAND AND EASTER ROSS
Civil Parish LATHERON
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Dec 11 2014 3:37PM

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