EHG4543 - DBA and Walkover Survey - Dunmaglass Grid Connection and Farigaig Substation, near Torness



ASH Design & Assessment


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An environmental assessment was carried out in relation to a planning application for construction of a 275/132kV substation incorporating outdoor electrical switchgear and transformers, control/welfare building, access road from B862 and associated drainage, earthworks and landscaping SEE also CHG5770 An initial site visit in November 2011 evaluated the potential impact of the development on the Scheduled Monuments and other recorded sites west of the B862 in order to inform route and site selection. A walk-over survey, carried out in April 2012, targeted the following areas in order to identify the extent of archaeological remains: East bank of the Allt Cailtidh, south of Dunmaglass Mains. This survey located one unrecorded archaeological site (see below, site 11); and West bank of River Farigaig opposite Dunmaglass Mains along section of proposed undergrounding, passing through recorded township of Lagg (site 1). A walk-over survey of the substation site and sections of proposed underground cable between the substation and the B851 was carried out in March 2013. <1>

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  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Ash Design & Assessment. 2014. Environmental Appraisal - Dunmaglass Grid Connection and Farigaig Substation, near Torness. ASH Design & Assessment. Digital.



Location Land 50m N of Bochruben Farm, Torness
Grid reference Centred NH 5925 2503 (4913m by 6636m)
Map sheet NH52NE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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Record last edited

Jan 15 2018 9:41AM

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