EHG5528 - Watching brief - Balblair Quarry, Beauly

Technique(s)

Organisation

AOC Archaeology Group

Date

Feb-March 2021

Description

An archaeological watching brief was carried out by AOC Archaeology Group in 2021 at Balblair Quarry, Beauly iduring topsoil stripping in advance of quarry expansion. The watching brief identified three features of limited archaeological significance. Two of the features were likely related to prehistoric vegetation clearance. The third feature, a clearance cairn, was similar to other cairns investigated during previous archaeological works at the quarry although there was no indication of a possible date for the feature No further work is recommended. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: McGreevy, J. & Stirling, L.. 2021. Balblair Quarry, Beauly: Archaeological Watching Brief: Data Structure Report. AOC Archaeology Group. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Balblair Quarry, Beauly
Grid reference Centred NH 5012 4398 (455m by 197m)
Map sheet NH54SW
Operational Area INVERNESS NAIRN BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Civil Parish KILMORACK
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Aug 5 2021 3:17PM

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