MHG10879 - Dunrobin Castle, pier
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Type and Period (1)
- PIER (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, p. 102) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974. <1>
(Location cited as NC 852 005). Dunrobin Pier, built c. 1811 for the Sutherland Estates. A private masonry pier, on an L plan.
J R Hume 1977. <2>
Upstanding stone built pier now largely destroyed and unusable as a working pier. Upstanding part is formed by dressed stone block and mortar walls existing to c. 1 m in height with a grass covered top surface. Shored up with boulder coastal defences along front edge. Foundations of pier still visible in intertidal area as large stone blocks set into boulder and cobbles intertidal area. <3>
- <1> Text/Manuscript: Calder, Sinclair B.. 1974. The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland: A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900. The University of Strathclyde. 102.
- <2> Text/Publication/Volume: Hume, J R. 1977. The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands. Paper (Original). 317.
- <3> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Sneddon, D, Gheorghiou, D, Hansom, J and Shearer, I. 03/2010. East Sutherland Coastal Zone Assessment survey: Data Structure Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 12/9/10. Digital. Site 214.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 8518 0060 (22m by 71m)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/6553 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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