An archaeological watching brief was conducted by AOC Archaeology Group in 2019 during groundworks for a new housing development at Beachen Court, Grantown-on-Spey. The watching brief was required due to features identified during archaeological evaluation carried out in 2016. Fieldwork was carried out between 15th – 19th of April 2019. A total of 21 truncated features were recorded during the watching brief comprising: 5 postholes forming an arc; 6 small pits (one of which contained a saddle quern); a large pit containing prehistoric pottery; a fire pit; 3 possibly modern refuse pits filled with a stony material; and 5 ephemeral features, possibly small pits which have been severely truncated and/or affected by burrowing and bioturbation. <1>
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Land 150M NW Of Beachen Court, Grantown on Spey
Centred NJ 0264 2812 (110m by 87m)
INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
CROMDALE, INVERALLAN AND ADVIE
BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
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