EHG2820 - Excavation - High Pasture Cave site, Isle of Skye: 2007 season

Technique(s)

EXCAVATION, TRIAL TRENCH

Organisation

West Coast Archaeological Services

Date

Apr-Oct 2007

Description

Further trial excavations were undertaken by West Coast Archaeological Sevices at the High Pasture Cave site in 2007. A total of seven new trenches were opened up during the 2007 fieldwork season, while work also continued in two trenches (Trenches 11 and 14) that were initiated in 2006 (see EHG2874). The new trenches were located to further investigate the archaeological deposits in Bone Passage (Trench 17), the burnt mound and features surrounding the stairwell entrance to Bone Passage (Trenches 11, 14, 15, 16, 18 and 19); while Test Pits 01 and 02 focused on anomalies identified through the geophysical surveys conducted in 2006 (se EHG1384). <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

Map

Location

Location Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave), Strath, Isle of Skye
Grid reference Centred NG 59402 19730 (98m by 32m) (Approximate)
Map sheet NG51NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Unitary Authority HIGHLAND
Country SCOTLAND
Civil Parish STRATH

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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