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Cathkin Braes

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Site Name Cathkin Braes

Classification No Class (Event)

Canmore ID 320572

Site Number NS65NW 178

NGR NS 61310 58230

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Carmunnock (East Kilbride)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District East Kilbride
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Activities

Watching Brief (6 October 2011 - 7 October 2011)

NS 6131 5823 A watching brief was undertaken 6–7 October 2011 during the excavation of 34 test pits and 2 boreholes on the site of a proposed wind turbine and meteorological mast. The area was considered sensitive due to its proximity to a number of cairns and a circular earthwork. The test pits contained 0.2–0.4m of topsoil orange/brown stilty clay or bedrock. No archaeological finds or features were recorded.

Archive: RCAHMS (intended). Reports: RCAHMS and WoSAS (intended)

Funder: Scottish and Southern Energy

Headland Archaeology Ltd, 2011

Information also reported in Oasis (headland2-111985) 17 November 2011

Archaeological Evaluation (28 March 2012 - 29 March 2012)

NS 6131 5823 An evaluation was undertaken 28–29 March 2012 on the site of a proposed wind turbine and meteorological mast. The work recorded 0.2–0.5m of topsoil overlying bedrock or, in places, orange brown clay. No archaeological features were recorded.

Archive: RCAHMS (intended). Report: RCAHMS and WoSAS (intended)

Funder: Scottish and Southern Energy Renewables

Ross Murray – Headland Archaeology Ltd

(Source: DES)

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