MHG11222 - Remains of building, Loch Borralie West
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Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
NC36NE 66 3789 6699.
Oval hut 8m by 4m on the shore. The shores of the loch are divided into strips within head-dykes.
T C Welsh 1972m. <1>
An early modern sub-rectangular building footing as described. The stone wall is 0.9m wide and averages 0.3m high. Contemporary field clearance lies to the NW.
Visited by OS (JB) 28 April 1980.
Rectangular structure measuring 8 m NNW/SSE by 4 m, defined by low turf-covered banks with occasional stone visible in their fabric The long sides are bowed. The banks spread up to 1.2 m wide. No obvious entrance.
Remains of Medieval to post-Medieval building.
On W shore of Loch Borralie under bracken and grass.
Recommendations: Control bracken. <2><3>
- <1> Text/Publication/Article: Welsh, T C. 1972. 'Loch Borralie, settlement', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1972, p.43. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 43. 43.
- <2> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 191.
- <3> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Lelong, O and MacGregor, G. 2003. Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness: Project 950. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). Digital. Site 191.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 3789 6699 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
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Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/71527 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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