A geophysical survey was carried out in 2015 on the site of three hut circles at Skaill, Caithness, targeted as part of the 'Hidden Bronze Age Landscape of Caithness Project' undertaken by AOC Archaeology Group and members of the Castletown Heritage Society with local volunteers. The sites had been identified in LiDAR data gathered by AOC Archaeology in 2011 as part of the mitigation for the visual impact on the archaeological landscape associated with the proposed Baillie Hill windfarm. The project ran as a series of four week long field schools training volunteers in techniques of field survey, systematic soil sampling and targeted excavation. Fieldwork in week three of the fieldschool included gradiometer survey of the three hut circles prior to planned further investigation by trial trenching. <1>
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Centred ND 0174 6602 (211m by 92m) (2 map features)
CAITHNESS SUTHERLAND AND EASTER ROSS
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MHG62039BA agriculture - NE of Cnoc Freiceadain, Caithness (Monument)
MHG62040BA burnt mound - NE of Cnoc Freiceadain, Caithness (Monument)
MHG61703Early BA hut circle - NE of Cnoc Freiceadain, Caithness (Monument)
MHG61704Early-Middle BA Hut circle - NE of Cnoc Freiceadain, Caithness (Monument)
MHG61749Middle BA hut circle - NE of Cnoc Freiceadain, Caithness (Monument)
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