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Inverness, Raigmore, Beechwood Park

Oven (Period Unknown)(Possible), Pit(S) (Period Unassigned), Pot

Site Name Inverness, Raigmore, Beechwood Park

Classification Oven (Period Unknown)(Possible), Pit(S) (Period Unassigned), Pot

Canmore ID 273702

Site Number NH64SE 357

NGR NH 687 446

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/273702

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Inverness And Bona
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH64SE 357 687 446

An archaeological evaluation was carried out in April 2004 on the construction of a new bingo hall at the junction between Sir Walter Scott Drive and Old Perth Road, during which a single pit containing a whole prehistoric pot was found. Subsequently, nine features which lay within the development area were excavated. These consisted of a possible oven and eight pits. Four of the pits were modern, one of which contained a horse burial. The other pits were of unknown date and purpose. The possible oven is also of unknown date.

Reports lodged with Highland SMR and the NMRS.

Sponsor: Jones Lang LaSalle for Carlton Clubs plc.

M Kirby and I Suddaby 2004.

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