Thesaurus Term/Concept: RESCUE EXCAVATION

Identifier 145157
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note Controlled investigation, recording and removal of archaeological deposits under threat of destruction from building development. A pre PPG 16 activity, usually under strict time constraints.

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Context Record
Event Type EHG996 Excavation - John O'Groats (Event - Intervention)
Event Type EHG5239 Rescue Excavation - Keas Cottage, Spinningdale (Event - Intervention)
Event Type EHG4423 Rescue excavation and photographic survey - Craig-Na-Feich, Achavanich, Caithness (Event - Intervention)
Event Type EHG4837 Resue excavation - Freswick Castle (Event - Intervention)