An archaeological controlled topsoil strip and related excavation was undertaken by Northlight Heritage in 2014 at Pityoulish, near Aviemore, Highland during the Ettridge to Boat of Garten Rationalisation project. This involved the undergrounding of an existing overhead line as part of the Beauly to Denny 400kV overhead line development programme. The work was undertaken by Northlight Heritage on behalf of Scottish & Southern Energy Ltd. in stages between 20th October and 2nd December 2014 and focused on an area where the route of the underground cables ran close to previously identified crop-marks. During the controlled topsoil strip a number of features of probable prehistoric origin, including Ard marks, pits, post-holes and ditches were found in addition to a post-medieval culvert. Where preservation in-situ was not possible the features were fully excavated and recorded. <1>
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Centred NH 2927 8145 (139m by 153m) (2 map features)
INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS
BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
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