An archaeological evaluation was carried out by AOC Archaeology Group in 2017 on land southwest of the Glenurquhart Centre, near Drumnadrochit, in advance of the construction of part of a new housing scheme. The evaluation was required in order to inform developers of the potential archaeology that could be found during later phases of the development. Fieldwork was carried out on June 16th 2017. No archaeological remains were identified, however significant prehistoric archaeology was uncovered immediately south of the development during another evaluation, which has led to the recommendation that a watching brief be carried out for all future ground works. <1>
Further trial trenching was carried out south of these trenches. (see EHG5167).
An intermittent watching brief was subsequently carried out (see EHG). A final report details the findings of the evaluation and the watching brief and post-excavation analysis. <2>
Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Williamson, S.. 2017. Amenity housing development at land SW of the Glenurquhart Centre, Drumnadrochit: Archaeological Evaluation Data Structure Report. AOC Archaeology Group. Digital.
Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Williamson, S., Stirling, L. & Peteranna, M.. 2019. Amenity housing development at land SW of Glenurquhart Centre, Drumnadrochit: Archaeological Watching Brief Final Report. AOC Archaeology Group. Digital.
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Amenity Housing development SW of the Glenurquhart Centre, Drumnadrochit
Centred NH 5103 2938 (70m by 83m)
INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
URQUHART AND GLENMORISTON
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