EHG5346 - Site visit - Ness Castle, Inverness

Technique(s)

Organisation

Highland Archaeology Services Ltd

Date

May 2018

Description

An intermittent archaeological watching brief was to be undertaken by Highland Archaeology Services in 2018 at Ness Castle, Inverness to satisfy the requirements of planning consent. The watching brief was designed to provide regular monitoring of the site ground works and to identify and record all unforeseen archaeological deposits revealed during the course of initial development phases. However, approximately 90% of the development area was stripped of topsoil without any archaeological monitoring. The inspection failed to identify any significant archaeological deposits or finds. Deposits and finds of 20th century date were noted at specified locations. On the basis of the evidence gathered during the site inspection it was concluded that no further archaeological monitoring of the development ground works was justified and no further archaeological work was recommended. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Young, A.. 2018. Land at Ness Castle, Inverness: Intermittent Archaeological Watching Brief. Highland Archaeology Services. Digital. [Mapped features: #10218 ; #10219 Visited area, ]

Map

Location

Location Ness Castle, Inverness
Grid reference Centred NH 6531 4165 (192m by 301m)
Map sheet NH64SE
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Dec 5 2019 1:07PM

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