MHG17094 - Pier, Littleferry


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Type and Period (2)

  • PIER (Built, 19th Century - 1808 AD to 1808 AD)
  • PIER (Rebuilt, 19th Century - 1850 AD to 1850 AD)

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The pier is a stone structure, small stone built slip way on the east side. Photo. - HAW 3/2004
The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, p. 36, 38, 92, 93, 94-96) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974 <1>

Pier (wooden) marked on 1st ed OS, reversed L shape. Small building at NW corner. There is wooden building at this location at this moment. NB this is the modern docking area for the ferry that gives the settlement its name <2>

Stone lined pier surfaced with cobbles of varying sizes but up to 0.35 m by 0.15 m. Upright stone wall running N-S along W edge of pier, a metal fence along the E edge and a timber fence along the S edge. Approx. 36 m by 5 m in extent. 1 concrete mooring post at both landward and seaward ends of the pier, one metal mooring ring. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 8057 9560 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH89NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish GOLSPIE

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