EHG2874 - Trial excavations - High Pasture Cave site, Isle of Skye: 2006 season

Technique(s)

EXCAVATION, TRIAL TRENCH

Organisation

West Coast Archaeological Services

Date

Mar-Oct 2006

Description

Further trial excavations took place at the High Pasture Cave site in 2006, carried out by West Coast Archaeological Services and others. As well as continuing with the uncompleted excavation of Trench 5 from the previous season (see EHG1399) eight new trenches were opened to investigate features identified by the geophysical survey earlier in the year (EHG1384) and in previous field survey. Further work also took place to establish the extent and preservation of the remaining archaeological deposits in the cave passages (Trenches 1 and 6), and work continued on the excavation of the stairwell entrance into the cave used during prehistory (Trench 2 extension). <1>-<10>

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Map

Location

Location Uamh an Ard Achadh (High Pasture Cave), Isle of Skye
Grid reference Centred NG 59448 19721 (59m by 40m)
Map sheet NG51NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Unitary Authority HIGHLAND
Country SCOTLAND
Civil Parish STRATH

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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