EHG4795 - DBA and Walkover Survey - Dounreay Offshore Wind Farm Onshore Section

Technique(s)

Organisation

ORCA

Date

Oct 2015

Description

Aquatera Ltd has commissioned the Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA) to provide a desk-based archaeological assessment of land adjacent Sandside Bay, Reay, Caithness, in advance of a proposed offshore wind farm development. The desk-based assessment and walkover survey combined have identified a total of 61 sites within the onshore study area. The sites within the onshore site boundary include examples from the Neolithic through to Modern periods and range from High significance/importance to Negligible significance/importance. Their presence serves to demonstrate the rich archaeological landscape in which the onshore study area is situated and suggests that there is low to high potential for unknown archaeological sites to be present within the study area. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: ORCA. 2015. Dounreay Tri Offshore Wind Farm - Onshore Historic Environment Baseline Assessment. ORCA. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Land adjacent Sandside Bay, Reay, Caithness
Grid reference Centred NC 9754 6580 (3089m by 2096m)
Map sheet NC96NE
Operational Area CAITHNESS SUTHERLAND AND EASTER ROSS
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Jan 15 2018 10:49AM

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