EHG4986 - Metal Detector Survey - Land at Viewhill Farm, Balloch

Technique(s)

Organisation

Highland Archaeology Services Ltd

Date

2016

Description

A metal detector survey was carried out by Highland Archaeology Services in 2016 at Viewhill, Balloch near Inverness as part of a condition associated with a planning application (Demolition of agricultural buildings, formation of 16 house plots, upgrade of access and associated works). All signals were investigated and artefacts not of a clearly 21st century date were recovered. It was not possible to detect close to the west end were the track ran under an electric transformer box, which interfered with equipment. The 70m of track lying outwith the designated area were detectored using a nonferrous setting, so ferrous material would not be detected. No significant archaeology was found and no material relating to the battle was recovered. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: McKeggie, L.. 2017. Viewhill, Culloden: Archaeological Photo Survey, Metal Detector Survey, Watching Brief and Test Pitting. Highland Archaeology Services. Digital. [Mapped features: #9490 Survey extent, ; #9964 ]

Map

Location

Location Land at Viewhill Farm, Balloch
Grid reference Centred NH 7389 4596 (180m by 107m)
Map sheet NH74NW
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Sep 25 2018 3:00PM

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