EHG5074 - Watching Brief - Urquhart Castle

Technique(s)

WATCHING BRIEF

Organisation

Kirkdale Archaeology

Date

Sept 2009

Description

September 2009: The excavation of a small area in the ditch abutting the west façade of the Grant Tower in order to uncover the earthing mesh of a lightning conductor running down from the southwest parapet (NH 5309 2866). A maximum depth of 300 mm was cleared to uncover 5 m of the mesh. Nothing of archaeological interest was discovered. <1>

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Map

Location

Location Urquhart Castle
Grid reference Centred NH 5302 2856 (14m by 13m)
Map sheet NH52NW
Civil Parish URQUHART AND GLENMORISTON
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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