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Watching Brief

Date 23 June 2016

Event ID 1025201

Category Recording

Type Watching Brief


ND 3385 9128 A watching brief was undertaken, 23 June 2016, during the excavation of a small trench to allow the re-positioning of an existing sign near the approach road to Hackness Battery. The shallow excavation was carried out just N of the road, to the E of the Martello Tower. Nothing of archaeological interest was noted and bedrock was encountered at a depth of 170mm.

Archive: NRHE (intended)

Funder: Historic Environment Scotland

Andrew Hollinrake – Kirkdale Archaeology

(Source: DES, Volume 17)

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