EHG5160 - Watching Brief - Urquhart Castle

Technique(s)

Organisation

Kirkdale Archaeology

Date

Feb-March 2017

Description

A watching brief was maintained during works to widen the path leading to the jetty. Erosion had been caused either side of the path by visitors waiting to board the frequent boat services. The proposed work would see the path widened by 2m on the south side and 1m on the north side to a maximum depth of 175mm. Little of archaeological note was revealed, although a small fragment of incised sandstone was found with what may have been a crudely-carved number or letter visible, date unknown, but thought to have been introduced with imported landscaping material. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Kirkdale Archaeology. 2017. Watching Brief - Urquhart Castle. Kirkdale Archaeology. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Urquhart Castle
Grid reference Centred NH 5303 2867 (24m by 26m)
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

Jun 19 2019 11:20AM

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