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Caithness, Brough, Heathcliff

No Class (Event) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Caithness, Brough, Heathcliff

Classification No Class (Event) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 365355

Site Number ND27SW 102

NGR ND 2287 7378

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Dunnet
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness


Watching Brief (March 2018)

ND 2287 7378 A watching brief was undertaken, March 2018, during groundwork in advance of the construction of a house (No 2) and access road on land 50m W of Sogno Cottage, Brough, The area was considered of interest as a desk-based assessment had identified a number of archaeological sites in the immediate area, including a 19th-century farmstead and an extensive area of possible medieval rig and furrow. A sequence of uniform stone-free silty loam topsoil and clay substrate deposits were recorded across the site, and the only artefacts were a few sherds of modern white and transfer-printed wares, which were not retained.

Report: Highland HER and NRHE

Funder: Private individual

Information from Andrew Young (Highland Archaeology Services Ltd) 29 March 2018. OASIS ID: highland4-389215

(Source: DES Vol 19)


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