EHG5510 - Trial trenching - housing development at Whitehills, Alness

Technique(s)

Organisation

AOC Archaeology Group

Date

Oct 2018

Description

An archaeological evaluation was carried out by AOC Archaeology Group in 2018 at Whitehills, Alness, in advance of the construction of 68 houses and installation of drainage infrastructure. The evaluation was required due to the presence of known archaeological sites within the immediate area. Sixteen trenches were excavated across the accessible southern portion of the development site, sampling an area totalling 1,286m² of the total 28,000m². No significant archaeological remains were uncovered. No further archaeological works were recommended. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Williamson, S.. 2018. Erection of 68 houses and installation of drainage infrastructure at Whitehills, Alness: Archaeological Evaluation: Data Structure Repor. AOC Archaeology Group. Digital. [Mapped features: #10767 ; #10768 Trenches, ]

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Location

Location Whitehills, Alness
Grid reference Centred NH 6710 7040 (196m by 222m)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Operational Area CAITHNESS SUTHERLAND AND EASTER ROSS
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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Record last edited

Jun 15 2021 4:08PM

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