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Balblair, Newhall Point, Chapel Well

Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Balblair, Newhall Point, Chapel Well

Classification Well (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 272691

Site Number NH76NW 2.01

NGR NH 70919 67045

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Resolis
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH76NW 2.01 70919 67045

A well, associated with the medieval churchyard is depicted on the OS 1st edition map and noted in the OS name book of 1875. It was thought to be a spring well. The OS noted in 1966 that the well was filled in 'many years ago'.

S Farrell 2003

NH 68 65 (area) A series of watching briefs were undertaken between November 2003 and May 2004 for new water mains close to a number of archaeological sites, following a desk-based assessment (DES 2003, 92). At Newhall Point, partial human remains were found to the N of the chapel site (NH76NW 2) but were reburied in situ. No other features of archaeological interest were noted.

Full report lodged with Highland SMR and the NMRS.

Sponsor: Halcrow Group Ltd for Scottish Water.

S Farrell 2004

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