MHG11797 - Ferrytown Pier, Meikle Ferry


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  • PIER (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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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>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7288 8696 (28m by 48m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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