MHG10879 - Dunrobin Castle, pier


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Type and Period (1)

  • PIER (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

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Grid reference Centred NC 8518 0060 (22m by 71m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC80SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish GOLSPIE

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