EHG5468 - Metal detector survey - Smithton and Culloden Flood Protection Scheme

Technique(s)

Organisation

AOC Archaeology Group

Date

June 2018

Description

An archaeological metal-detecting survey was undertaken by AOC Archaeology Group in 2018 for the Smithton and Culloden Flood Protection Scheme, near Inverness. The metal detector survey covered 100% of the site, or all accessible ground. The survey was carried out by two archaeologists, who walked over the area in transects no greater than 2.5m wide, which allowed for a degree of overlap between transects ensuring ground was not missed. The survey was undertaken using two Minelab X-Terra metal-detectors. It was conducted in a systematic manner to assess the content of the topsoil and the archaeological potential of the site. Only some modern metal artefacts were recovered. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Teufel, L.. 2018. Smithton and Culloden Flood Protection Scheme: Metal-detector Survey and Archaeological Watching Brief Data Structure Report. AOC Archaeology Group. Digital. [Mapped features: #10641 ; #10642 Survey area, ]

Map

Location

Location Culloden Park Road
Grid reference Centred NH 7170 4636 (289m by 246m)
Map sheet NH74NW
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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Record last edited

Feb 16 2021 5:01PM

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