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Human Remains (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Balnakeil

Classification Human Remains (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 4813

Site Number NC36NE 50

NGR NC 393 686

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Durness
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC36NE 50 393 686.

Human long bones found at a depth of 1.2m below byre at Balnakeil farm when inserting drain. No further disturbance. Bone replaced and drain backfilled.

R B Gourlay 1981.

NC 394 686 A watching brief was carried out in July 2001 on the excavation of trenches for electricity cables adjacent to an area where human remains had previously been found. No archaeological features were revealed.

Report lodged with Highland SMR.

Sponsor: Scottish & Southern Energy plc.

C Dagg 2001


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