MHG59976 - Fieldwalking Material - Field 6, Castletown
Various finds were recovered from fieldwalking during the Caithness Fieldwalking Project.
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Undated)
- None recorded
Fourteen fields were walked in March and April 2004, primarily to the SE of Castletown, along the B876, as part of the Caithness Fieldwalking Project. Field 6 produced modern pot, a small amount of flint, clay pipe, glass and metal work. As in the previous fields in this area, midden spreading had clearly occurred and the lithic assemblage, comprising entirely debitage, related to the low-density spread of material across the wider landscape. <1>
GIS data created 2019 based on OS Master Map and description from the 2004 interim report. <2>
The fieldwalking assemblage from the Caithness Fieldwalking Project was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 64-69/08) and allocated to Dunbeath Heritage Centre. <3>
Further analysis of the finds from the Caithness Field Walking Project is expected in a forthcoming monograph on work in the Yarrows basin.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Pannett A. 2004. The Caithness Fieldwalking Project 2004 - Preliminary report. Digital.
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Mastermap. Digital. XY
- <3> Dataset/Database File: Treasure Trove. 2019. Highland Finds from Treasure Trove Annual Reports 2004-18. Treasure Trove. Digital. TT 64-69/08.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 2045 6745 (342m by 453m)|
- SHERD (Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
- DEBITAGE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
- SHERD (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD? to 2100 AD?)
- CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD? to 2000 AD?)
- UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD? to 2100 AD?)
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/273633/caithness-fieldwalking-project (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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