EHG5420 - Watching brief - Beauly-Mossford OHL replacement T61-64 (Loch Achonachie)

Technique(s)

Organisation

Highland Archaeology Services Ltd

Date

Jan-July 2014

Description

Highland Archaeology Services Ltd, acting on behalf of Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) undertook archaeological watching briefs at Loch Achonachie, Ross-shire in 2014 during works related to the Beauly-Mossford OHL replacement project in the area of Towers 61-63. Two phases of work were undertaken: a watching brief during construction of a new access tracks between towers 61 and 63 (10/01/2014) and a watching brief during groundwork preparations for the construction of the new tower 64 (21/07/2014) which involved the excavation of four trenches, each 4.5m². 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> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Higgins, P. & Wood, J.. 2014. Beauly to Mossford 132Kv Line Replacement: Loch Achonachie (Towers 61-64): Archaeological Watching Briefs. Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. Digital.
  • <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.

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Location

Location Loch Achonachie
Grid reference Centred NH 4481 5393 (280m by 164m)
Map sheet NH45SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Operational Area ROSS SKYE AND LOCHABER
Civil Parish CONTIN

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Record last edited

Nov 16 2020 5:45PM

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