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Archaeological evaluation at North Head, Broadhaven, Wick, Caithness

Alastair Rees

Archaeological evaluation at North Head, Broadhaven, Wick, Caithness

data structure report.

by Alastair Rees

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Published by CFA Archaeology ltd in Musselburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Scotland -- Wick.,
  • Scotland -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesArchaeological evaluation
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20536312M


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Archaeological evaluation at North Head, Broadhaven, Wick, Caithness by Alastair Rees Download PDF EPUB FB2

Type: Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Title: Archaeological Evaluation at North Head, Broadhaven, Wick, Caithness: Author/Originator: Rees, A. Date/Year: (). Caithness Archaeology: Aspects of Prehistory. Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites: Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. Cited by: 1.

Caithness Archaeology: Aspects of Prehistory, by Andrew Heald and John Barber, Dunbeath, Whittles Publishing,pp., £20 (hardback), ISBN. One of the richest cultural landscapes in Europe – a cornucopia of sites and monuments of outstanding quality in good states of preservation.

An eminently readable and. This volume, a pioneering one for the archaeology of Caithness, states from the outset that it is selective in its approach rather than comprehensive in its coverage.

The authors conclude that it is not ‘a guidebook or a holistic overview of the county’s riches’ (p). Caithness Archaeology by A. Heald,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Caithness, the most northerly county in mainland Britain, is one of the richest cultural landscapes in relative geographical isolation of the area.

Wick had meantime become the County town of Caithness and this role has helped mitigate the loss of income resulting from the closure of the herring fishing. The Caithness Parishes Are Linked Below for (), Check the site for others.

Bower. Canisbay Dunnet Halkirk Latheron Olrick Reay Thurso Watten Wick: 14 October. More Indexes From North Highland Archives, Wick Just scratching the surface of the items held in the Archive at Wick Caithness Law Cases 2, An Commun. Caithness is the most northerly county in mainland Scotland, or at least it was until counties ceased to exist in Archaeological evaluation at North Head also offers one of the richest Broadhaven landscapes in Europe.

The relative geographical isolation of the area, combined with traditional patterns of landholding, the survival of large estates and the use of stone as the main building material since earliest times, means.

Caithness Archaeology: Aspects of Prehistory eBook: Heald, A, Barber, J: : Kindle Store. Wathegar Wind Farm, near Wick, Caithness: Archaeological Mitigation. Book of Deer Project Excavations Aden Park, Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire North Ayrshire: Archaeological Evaluation Data Structure Report: 2nd Addendum.

OASIS Reviewer Longyester Quarry, Gifford, East Lothian. Caithness, the most northerly county in mainland Britain, is one of the richest cultural landscapes in Europe. The relative geographical isolation of the area, traditional landholding and the survival of large estates, combined with the use of flagstone as the main building material since earliest times, has ensured the survival of a wide range of [ ].

Caithness is the home of the broch. And they have, understandably, dominated many discussions. By now we should be aware of another key fact: that the most important archaeological works of the county, be they excavations, surveys or overviews, were undertaken by individuals working during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

The Caithness Archaeological Trust aims to re-engage the people of Caithness with their heritage and cultural roots in a positive way, not only as spectators but as active participants in the development and conservation of an increasingly threatened cultural resource.

Buy Caithness Archaeology: Aspects of Prehistory by Heald, A., Barber, J. (ISBN: ) from Wick Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 5. by the Caithness Archaeological Trust (CAT) and Dr John Barber AOC Archaeology Group Would You Like To Help Build the Chambered Cairn.

Head For Spittal Quarry am Any Day Mon - Saturday Other events and Special Children's Days 17 & 24 between and Caithness is located on the most north eastern part of the North Coastand serves as the most northern county in Britain to still claim royal connections.

The vast open landscape, also known as the flow country, is rich in archaeological remnants of a bygone age. The geological features of the Caithness coastline feature soaring sea stacks, raucous colonies of sea birds, and vertically.

Caithness is well supplied with historic castles. The most famous is the Castle of Mey, the favoured retreat of the late Queen north of Wick stands Castle Sinclair Girnigoe, a fabulously scenic clifftop castle, and further north along the coast is Keiss Castle, where a medieval tower stands in a precarious position on the cliff edge, with a later 18th-century mansion further inland.

Caithness, the most northerly county in mainland Britain, is incredibly rich in prehistoric and historic monuments and landscapes. From the peaty interior to the staggering coastline, evidence of early people's lives can still be seen and visited today.

The following sections - arranged chronologically and thematically - outline some of the. A site evaluation is the first stage in a programme of works and we see this as the most important stage in any archaeological project.

It is here that we first establish archaeological risk and we use the results of the evaluation to measure the impact on the development in terms of time and cost. An exhibition in Caithness to celebrate the iron-age roundhouses has been called Brochtober.

Caithness Broch Project and Lyth Arts Centre. New Publication: Worcester Magistrates Court. Headland have added another monograph to our publication roster. ‘Worcester Magistrates Court: Excavation of Romano-British homes and industry at Castle Street’ details the results of archaeological excavations on the periphery of the Roman ‘small town’ at Worcester which revealed extensive evidence for timber-framed buildings, probably.

Download Here ?book=Caithness Archaeology: Aspects of Prehistory Read Online Book. Twenty-five papers presented to Norman Quinnell. Their common theme, appropriately, is field survey.

They range from reviews of past fieldwork, from Aubrey onwards, to surveys of particular sites, mostly earthworks: pre-historic in Cornwall, Somerset, Hampshire; hillforts etc. in Cheshire, Sutherland and Caithness Northumberland; mottes and medieval earthworks in Dorset, Berkshire, Yorkshire.

Courtesy Caithness Archaeological Trust. The rough seas and treacherous coastline have also attracted the attention of archaeologists at Nottingham University Underwater Archaeology Research Centre.

They will be attempting to find out more about the wrecks that lie strewn in the notorious ships’ graveyard around Caithness. The coastal waters. Caithness Field Club. Leet Tel: Sunday 20 October am. North Castles, Keiss to Old Wick. Drive and walk to see Old Keiss, Ackergill, Sinclair, Girnigoe and Old Wick Castles.

Meet at am Thurso Railway Station or am Wick Railway Station. Transport required. Caithness Field Club Tel: New Book Sheds Light on Hereford’s Medieval Past.

Andy Boucher and Luke Craddock-Bennett are speaking at the Hay Festival to launch their book, ‘Death in the Close’, which digs down through years of local history, thanks to recent archaeological discoveries in the grounds of Hereford Cathedral. In the 19th century, Caithness was at the forefront of archaeological endeavours with many sites central to our understanding of Scottish prehistory.

Since then, despite intermittent activity, the archaeology of Caithness has become somewhat marginalised and there is a perception that there are only a handful of archaeological sites for Reviews: 5.

Eila Macqueen, director of Archaeology Scotland, said: “Caithness is one of Scotland’s hidden archaeological secrets, often overlooked as tourists head across the water to the better known sites in Orkney.

We are very keen to see the Caithness Broch Project grow and succeed and admire the passion and enthusiasm of the volunteers.”. From to Headland conducted archaeological works as a part of the enabling works and construction of the AWPR/B-T.

These works included geophysical and topographic surveys, historic building surveys, fieldwalking, environmental coring, evaluations and. Andy Heald and John Barber’s Caithness Archaeology book launch at Castlehill was a happy occasion.

surveys of the Baillie Wind Farm area has involved many enthusiastic amateur and professional archaeologists on the North coast while the Joseph Anderson celebrations, organised by Yarrows Heritage Trust, and Glasgow and Cardiff.

The Caithness Archaeological Trust (CAT) was set up in to promote and co-ordinate the development of all aspects of archaeology in Caithness.

CAT aims to re-engage the people of Caithness with their heritage and cultural roots in a positive way, not only as spectators but as active participants in the development and conservation of an. Caithness Archaeology: Aspects of Prehistory by A. Heald () [A. Heald;J. Barber] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Caithness Main Page,span/> Historic County of Scotland. This is the Umbrella project for Caithness. Go to People Connected to Caithness. Related Projects Caithness - Famous People Historic Buildings of Caithness Caithness Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards People Connected to Caithness.

Still to come. Caithness Burials. Archaeological Evaluation and Assessment of Visual Impacts CA Project: CA Report: prepared by Mark Brett, Senior Project Officer and Richard Morton, Consultancy Project Manager date 16/03/ checked by Tom Wilson, Project Manager date 18/03/ approved by Simon Cox, Head of Fieldwork signed date 22/03/ issue ND36 7 KEISS WEST ('Road Broch', 'Kirk Tafts' or 'Kirk Tofts', near the 'Churchyard Mound') ND/ (visited 13/7/63) This probable solid-based broch in Wick, Caithness, stands on flat farmland, just west of the main road north to Wick, and was partially excavated by Laing in [2], after Joseph Anderson had found some “rude bone pins and pottery” [0, ].

by Jürgen van Wessel. It’s an exciting time to be an archaeologist in the UK. A new scale of infrastructure project brings some serious challenges to our industry, not least in attracting and supporting quality staff, and managing very significant volumes of archaeological information.

Pages in category "Archaeological sites in Caithness" The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). archaeological resource within the site, including its presence/absence, character, extent, date, integrity, state of preservation and quality.

In accordance with the Standard and Guidance for Archaeological Field Evaluation (IfA ), the evaluation was designed to .Memorials in High Street, Wick.

Näytä lisää sivusta Facebookissa.14– Ontario Archaeological Society, North York, Ontario. [ON] Ceramics from Fort William bearing the HBC armorial pattern. Arch Notes (New Series) 96–1(2): 9– Ontario Archaeological Society, North York, Ontario.

[ON] Askins, William Sandy Ground: Historical Archaeology of Class and Ethnicity in a Nineteenth-Century.