MHG11797 - Ferrytown Pier, Meikle Ferry
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Type and Period (1)
- PIER (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
Traditional ferry crossing between East Sutherland and East Ross. <1>
See also NH78NW 34: Ferry. For corresponding pier on S side of Dornoch Firth, at Meikle Ferry, Fery Point or Ness of Portnaculter, see NJ78NW 31.
(NH 729 870). Pier, Ferrytown. A ramped ferry pier with a central protective wall. At landward end of wall is a wrought-iron lamp standard.
J R Hume 1977. <2>
The pier associated with N side of former Meikle ferry crossing the Dornoch Firth.
J Wordsworth, SSSIs, Scottish Natural Heritage, 1993.
Pier [NAT] OS 1:10,000 map, 1994.
Stone set ramp with 2 m high wall on western side. Ramp is 7 m wide & approx. 25 m long. Descends at a gradual gradient into the sea. <3>
- <1> Text/Manuscript: Calder, Sinclair B.. 1974. The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland: A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900. The University of Strathclyde. 34-36.
- <2> Text/Publication/Volume: Hume, J R. 1977. The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands. Paper (Original). 313.
- <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 59.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7288 8696 (28m by 48m)|
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- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB610 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14662 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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