MHG1703 - Boat naust, Ness of Duncansby


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Type and Period (1)

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

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Site visit 1/7/2003 with Paul Humphreys who monitors this site. Exposed building almost certainly post med. With another phase of wall above this. Further along remains of a boat appear to be eroding out of bank. Exposed in area of shell midden deposits - HAW 7/2003

ND37SE 22 3891 7359.
A modern naust, 6 by 2m and 0.9 to 1.0m high, comprising five stone courses. In good condition and slightly narrower at the entrance.
C E Batey 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3891 7359 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND37SE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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