MHG185 - Flagstone Works, Spittal Quarries


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Type and Period (1)

  • FLAGSTONE WORKS (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

GR corrected to above from 1st ed OS centred to area of quarries that are extensive aklong the E side of the road. The modern workings lie to the N of this (new planning app 03/221/FULCA). See separate record for stone cutting saw mill (ND15SE0057) - HAW 5/2003

ND15SE 14 172 541.
West Caithness Local Plan, May 1987: P68-69/5.11 & 5.14.
Refuse Disposal - Spittal Quarry.
Refuse disposal is presently centralised at Castletown Quarry, but there are growing management and environmental problems there. The District Council have carried out an investigation of the suitability of Spittal Quarries prior to submission of a planning application.
PROPOSAL - Scottish Natural Heritage intend to designate some 20 ha. At Spittal Quarry for its geological interest.
J Aitken : 22/05/01.

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Grid reference Centred ND 1720 5410 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND15SE
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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