EHG5502 - DBA and walkover survey - Balavil Estate, Kingussie

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Organisation

West Coast Archaeological Services

Date

Aug 2019

Description

An archaeological desk based assessment and walkover survey was carried out by West Coast Archaeological Services in 2019 on behalf of Trees for Life and Balavil Estate in advance of a woodland creation and restoration project on the Balavil Estate, Kingussie. The walkover survey recorded a rich and diverse archaeological landscape with a significant number of new sites recorded including a prehistoric field system with stone clearance cairns, a standing stone, and a cup-marked stone. However, it was the post-medieval settlement that dominated the landscape including three major areas of settlement and their associated infrastructure, field systems and clearance cairns, some outlying structures including bothies, and shooting butts relating to estate activities. <1>

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Location

Location Balavil Estate, Kingussie
Grid reference Centred NH 2774 8042 (3539m by 2892m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH28SE
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish ALVIE
Civil Parish KINGUSSIE AND INSH
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

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Mar 10 2022 6:02PM

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