EHG1321 - Merkland SFGS, Proposed New Planting, Loch a'Ghriama



Catherine Dagg


April 2005


A desk-based assessment and rapid walkover survey was conducted over an area of proposed forestry planting at Loch a’ Ghriama and the Merkland River to the NW of Loch Shin in the parish of Lairg in Sutherland. The object of the evaluation was to locate previously recorded archaeological sites and assess their extent and local or regional significance, and to identify unrecorded archaeological sites or areas of archaeological interest. <1>

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Location Loch a'Ghriama
Grid reference Centred NC 3978 2709 (1632m by 3820m)
Map sheet NC32NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

Related Monuments/Buildings (8)

  • Enclosure, NE of Loch A' Ghriama (Monument)
  • Farmstead, Alltannaceardaich (Monument)
  • Field, Loch a'Ghriana (Monument)
  • Head Dyke, Alltanaceardaich (Monument)
  • Hill access path and footbridge, Merkland River (Monument)
  • Peat cutting, Loch a'Ghriana (Monument)
  • Possible Shieling Hut, Loch Shin (Monument)
  • Stepping Stones and Trackway, Merkland River (Monument)

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Record last edited

Oct 21 2014 2:47PM

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