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Edinburgh, 3 West Silvermills Lane, Silvermills House

House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, 3 West Silvermills Lane, Silvermills House

Classification House (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 138697

Site Number NT27SW 1503

NGR NT 24874 74712

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/138697

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Activities

Watching Brief (9 March 2011)

NT 2478 7470 A watching brief was undertaken on 9 March 2011 during groundworks associated with the conversion of offices into flats at the Category B listed building at 3 West Silvermills. Three 1 x 1m test pits and a 6m long by 0.65m wide service trench were excavated. A sequence of modern made ground overlay soft sediments of indeterminate age, recorded at a depth of 0.5–1.0m (the limit of the excavation). A small section of mortared wall was also recorded cut into the soft sediments in test pit 1. The soils could have archaeological potential or mask significant material. However, as the groundworks will not extend below 0.3m deep any archaeological material will be preserved in situ.

Archive: RCAHMS (intended)

Funder: Grant Caledonia Ltd

AOC Archaeology Group 2011

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