EHG5329 - Metal Detecting Survey - Ben Nevis Distillery

Technique(s)

Organisation

AOC Archaeology Group

Date

June 2017

Description

An archaeological metal-detector survey carried out in advance of the installation of new gas tanks at Ben Nevis Distillery located to the northeast of Fort William. The evaluation was required in order to inform developers of the archaeological potential of the site, which is located within the defined boundaries of the battle of Inverlochy. Fieldwork was carried out on 24th June 2017 by Lochaber Archaeology Society under the supervision of AOC Archaeology. The desk-based assessment and metal detector survey proved that the site had been thoroughly disturbed by previous work on the site – to include removal of the former railway line predated by the presence of a c.mid19th century dam. There are no recommendations for further work on the site. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Lindsey Stirling. 2017. Metal Detector Survey Report - Proposed Development at Ben Nevis Distillery. AOC Archaeology Group. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Ben Nevis Distillery, Fort William
Grid reference Centred NN 1253 7564 (72m by 36m)
Map sheet NN17NW
Operational Area ROSS SKYE AND LOCHABER
Civil Parish KILMONIVAIG
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Nov 12 2019 5:09PM

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