A targeted excavation was undertaken by members of the local community, including pupils from Ullapool High School, and led by Highland Archaeology Services in 2021 at Inverlael Township. Although known through documentary sources, the site located at the south end of Loch Broom was previously entirely un-excavated. This limited excavation is part of a wider project which has included a walkover survey (see EHG5908) and will include further excavations in 2022 (see EHG5910). The excavation was primarily a training exercise but also aimed to attain dating and occupation evidence for structures on the south of the River Lael. It and was limited by volunteer numbers to two trenches over two structures noted during the walkover survey. An interim report was issued aiming to make the initial findings available to all interested parties as soon as possible. Further reports and recommendations will follow in 2022. <1>
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Inverlael, Loch Broom
Centred NH 1833 8521 (15m by 27m) (2 map features)
ROSS AND CROMARTY
ROSS SKYE AND LOCHABER
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Oct 11 2022 12:39PM
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