EHG5074 - Watching Brief - Urquhart Castle

Technique(s)

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>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Kirkdale Archaeology. 2009. Watching Brief - Urquhart Castle. Kirkdale Archaeology. Digital.

Map

Location

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

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Urquhart Castle (Monument)

Record last edited

Jan 15 2018 11:30AM

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