MHG19701 - Settlement - Westgarty Burn


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Type and Period (1)

  • SETTLEMENT (18th Century - 1701 AD? to 1800 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A post-medieval settlement at Westgarty Burn, recorded during survey work by Wordsworth Archaeological Services in 1994 in advance of a proposed windfarm. Work revealed the remains of at least four rectangular stone-walled structures, the largest measuring 13.5m by 2.5m. Lack of stone tumble suggested the buildings were originally turf walled, the surviving stones merely being footings. All the buildings were obscured by a dense growth of heather. <1> <2>

The grid reference provided in <1> is completely inaccurate and the location has been checked by comparing the plan in the report against LiDAR data. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NC 9804 1379 (71m by 105m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC91SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LOTH

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