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Archaeology Week 12 - 20 October 2002 Caithness Programme 2002
Archaeology Week In Caithness and Highland is in October each year.
Events will be notified later in the year.
For a full list of events in the Highlands check out the Archaeology Unit of Highland Council Web Site

Yarrows Trust are doing two walks during Highland Archaeology Week
Both on Sun. 13th October -
10 a.m. Swartigill Burn (New discoveries)      See Pictures From The Swartigill Walk on 13 October 2002
 2:00 p.m. - Sarclet Harbour and village     See Pictures From The Sarclet Outing on 13 October 2002

Caithness Events in Oct 2002
Sunday 13 October
Follow the "Priest’s Road" over the Scarabens. Visit chapel sites - see a vision of the angels on the mountains? Booking essential, places limited. Please call Meg Sinclair for details of times. £2.00 Meet at Dunbeath Heritage Centre.
Dunbeath Preservation Trust Tel: 01593 731233

Thursday 17 October
6.30pm-8.00pm. Drawing from the Past. A look at a collection from the Scottish Architects’ Papers Preservation Project held in the North Highland Archive. Wick Assembly Rooms, Wick. Siobhan McConnachie, RCAHMS Tel: 0131 6621456

7.30pm-9.00pm. Cross Stones in Northern Scotland, Illustrated lecture by Ian Fisher of the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Pentland Hotel, Thurso. Caithness Field Club. G. Leet Tel: 01847 896989

Sunday 20 October
9.30am. North Castles, Keiss to Old Wick. Drive and walk to see Old Keiss, Ackergill, Sinclair, Girnigoe and Old Wick Castles.  Meet at 9.30am Thurso Railway Station or 10.00am Wick Railway Station. Transport required.
Caithness Field Club Tel: 01847 896989

Pictures from 20 October 2000 led by Archaeologist Noel Fugit
First six pictures - Nybster Broch
Second Six Pictures Keiss Broch beside cemetery

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Inside Nybster Broch

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On Spoil Heap

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View From Broch

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Folly built by John Nicholson

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Keiss Broch

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Group discuss

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Looking Past War Memorial

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