EHG5419 - Watching brief - Beauly-Mossford OHL replacement T33-39 (Loch Luichart and Ard a’Chulish)



Highland Archaeology Services Ltd


Aug 2013-Sept 2014


Highland Archaeology Services Ltd, acting on behalf of Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE), commissioned Archaeology North Ltd to undertake archaeological watching briefs at Loch Luichart and Ard a’Chulish, Ross-shire in 2013-14 during works related to the Beauly-Mossford OHL replacement project in the area of Towers 33-39. Three areas of work were undertaken: a watching brief during construction of a new access track north of Loch Luichart power station (12-13/08/2013); watching briefs during construction of new access tracks at Ard a’Chulish (Aug-Sept 2014) between towers 33-36; and a watching brief during construction of a new access track between towers 33 and 37 (26/03/2014-29/04/2019). No archaeological features or artefacts were found during fieldwork. <1> The works are included in a report providing an overview of the whole Beualy-Mossford OHL project. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Higgins, P.. 2014. Beauly to Mossford 132Kv Line Replacement: Loch Luichart and Ard a'Chulish (Towers 33-39): Archaeological Survey and Watching Brief. Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. Digital. [Mapped features: #10498 ; #10499 Monitored area, ]
  • <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Higgins, P. & Wood, J.. 2015. Beauly to Mossford 132Kv Line Replacement: Archaeological Mitigation: Overview and Final Report : Archaeological Watching Brief : Archaeological Watching Briefs. Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. Digital.



Location Loch Luichart and Ard a’Chulish
Grid reference Centred NH 3913 5809 (150m by 1395m)
Map sheet NH35NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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Nov 16 2020 5:45PM

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