EHG4990 - Trial Trenching and Watching Brief - Essich Road, Land 85m SE of Drumdevan Lodge, Inverness

Technique(s)

Organisation

Cameron Archaeology

Date

Dec 2016 - Jan 2017

Description

A 7% archaeological evaluation was carried out between December 19th and December 22nd , 2016, on a c.1.6Ha parcel of land located on the south side of Inverness. Evidence of heavily truncated ridge and furrow agriculture was evident, while one heavily truncated pit or post-hole base yielded charcoal fragments and was sampled and recorded. A 100% watching brief was carried out from 19-25th January 2017 and three further features were recorded, the bases of two post-holes and the base of a pit or hearth filled with charcoal. One post-hole base contained a flint blade. <1> The excavation assemblage was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 191/18) and allocated to Inverness Museum. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: R Lenfert & A Cameron. 2017. Archaeological evaluation and watching brief report - CA315 Essich Road: Land 85m SE of Drumdevan Lodge Inverness, IV2 6AH. Cameron Archaeology. Digital.
  • <2> Dataset/Database File: Treasure Trove. 2019. Highland Finds from Treasure Trove Annual Reports 2004-18. Treasure Trove. Digital. TT 191/18.

Map

Location

Location Essich Road, Land 85m SE of Drumdevan Lodge, Inverness
Grid reference Centred NH 6561 4133 (126m by 182m)
Map sheet NH64SE
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Apr 5 2020 4:40PM

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