MHG53531 - Bronze Age pits (Phase 2), Bellfield Farm, North Kessock
A group of pits underlying the remains of a later roundhouse which have been provisionally dated to the Bronze Age.
Type and Period (2)
- PIT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- PIT CLUSTER (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
A group of pits which have been provisionally dated to the Bronze Age on the basis of a sherd of comb-impressed pottery that was recovered from one of the features. The pits pre-date the remains of an Iron Age roundhouse. None of the pits had been left open for long as there were no signs of weathering or slumping within the fills. <1>
Further excavation took place in February 2010 following the removal of an electricity pole. The remainder of one of the above pits was excavated and further features were identified which have been assigned to this phase of activity. <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Jones, E. 04/2009. Bellfield, North Kessock, Ross-shire: Area 1 Archaeological Excavation. Headland Archaeology Ltd. Digital. pp 5, 7, 15.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Murray, R. 04/2010. Results of a monitored topsoil strip at Bellfield Farm, North Kessock, Ross-shire. Headland Archaeology Ltd. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 64374 48548 (19m by 19m) (Centred)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- SHERD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- PLANT MACRO REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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Related Investigations/Events (2)
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