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Desk Based Assessment

Date August 2011 - January 2012

Event ID 1014612

Category Recording

Type Desk Based Assessment


CFA Archaeology Ltd undertook an assessment of the probable effects on cultural heritage interests of the construction and operation of an underground cable route and three proposed substations, at Pentland Road on the western outskirts of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.

Eighteen heritage features have been identified within the 500m study corridor centred on the proposed cable route.

Direct effects may occur on any historic features that are known to be or could potentially be within areas where ground may be directly disturbed as a result of the development, while other construction activities such as vehicle movement and peat storage have the potential to cause direct, permanent and irreversible effects on historic features.


CFA Archaeology Ltd

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