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Skye, 4 Kilbride

Cist (Period Unassigned)(Possible), Pit (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Skye, 4 Kilbride

Classification Cist (Period Unassigned)(Possible), Pit (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 332450

Site Number NG52SE 124

NGR NG 59160 20250

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Strath
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Activities

Watching Brief (7 August 2011 - 10 August 2011)

NG 59160 20250 A desk-based assessment, walkover survey and watching brief were carried out 7–10 August 2011 in advance of groundworks for a new house. The watching brief uncovered two discrete archaeological features; a single pit and the capstone for a possible cist, both located outside of the main development area. The pit was excavated and samples recovered for radiocarbon dating, but the potential cist capstone was not disturbed and mitigation measures were put in place to safeguard the features during the developments at the site.

Archive: Highland HER, RCAHMS and WCAS (intended)

Funder: Mrs Alison Dean

West Coast Archaeological Services, 2011

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