EHG4699 - Watching Brief - Cullochy Combing Weir, Caledonian Canal

Technique(s)

Organisation

CFA Archaeology Ltd

Date

March 2015

Description

On Sunday the 8th March 2015 Cullochy Weir (Fig 1) was breached by unusually high water levels, a combination of high rainfall and snow-melt. The water surge washed away approximately a 10m length of weir, the weir’s stone pitching protection facing the River Oich and 35m of northern embankment. Cullochy Weir forms part of the Scheduled Monument that is the Caledonian Canal, Loch Oich to Cullochy Lock (Index No 6495). This report presents the results of an archaeological watching brief carried out during the removal of the remaining weir structure on the 26th and 27th March 2015.<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Glendinning B. 2015. Watching Brief - Cullochy Combing Weir, Caledonian Canal. CFA Archaeology Ltd. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Cullochy Combing Weir, Caledonian Canal
Grid reference Centred NH 3399 0383 (44m by 59m)
Map sheet NH30SW
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish BOLESKINE AND ABERTARFF
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Weir and Spillway - Caledonian Canal, Aberchalder (Monument)

Record last edited

May 20 2019 4:16PM

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