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Record details

ID:MHG8523
Type of record:Monument
Name:Township, Arboll Links
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Grid Reference:NH 8835 8283
Map Sheet:NH88SE
Civil Parish:TARBAT
Geographical Area:ROSS AND CROMARTY

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Other References/Statuses

  • Historic Environment Record: MHG8523
  • NMRS NUMLINK Reference: 15318
  • NMRS Record Details: NH88SE9 ARBOLL
  • Non-Statutory Register (R)
  • Old SMR Reference Number: NH88SE0004

Full description

NH88SE 9 884 828.

Situated immediately S of the large coastal sand dunes on Ardboll links are the remains of at least 9 buildings and associated enclosures. The buildings appear to have been of dry-stone construction although they have been reduced to their footings and covered with blown sand and turf. They are all rectangular, 3m wide but vary in length from S to 13m. Running E around the S side of the settlement is a substantial bank 5m wide at its base and 1m high. There are traces of field work to the S of the bank. A track can be traced along the N edge of the settlement. RCAHMS 1979, visited by RCAHMS (PC) 1977.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 31, No. 272 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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