EHG4522 - DBA and Walkover Survey - Achnacarry, Spean Bridge



Highland Archaeology Services Ltd


Dec 2012


Archaeological desk-based and walk-over surveys were carried out to inform plans for construction of a Archimedean screw hydro-electric scheme at Achnacarry. The site is currently occupied by an existing hydro-electric plant, which in turn appears to stand on, or close to, the site of earlier industrial features including one or more mills and a possible iron working site. There has been considerable disturbance of the whole area in the past, and ground disturbance during construction of the new plant is likely to be minimal, so a watching brief is not recommended in this case. Some photographs were taken but a more detailed record of the features as existing is recommended: it is suggested that this takes the form of a scale plan and photographic record.<1>

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  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: John Wood. 2012. Archaeological Survey - Achnacarry, Spean Bridge. Highland Archaeology Services. Digital.



Location Land 125m NE of Firbank, Achnacarry, Spean Bridge
Grid reference Centred NN 1754 8813 (140m by 140m)
Map sheet NN18NE
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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Record last edited

Jan 15 2018 9:39AM

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