MHG31909 - Potato Pits, Allt a' Bhreac-achaidh


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Type and Period (1)

  • POTATO PIT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Tattie Pits.
SE end of prominent 75m long, 5m high, whale-back shaped, heather-covered moraine ridge, trending 310 degrees, on the NE bank of Allt a’Bhreac-achaidh, into which a series of 8 ‘tattie’ pits, 0.3-0.4m deep and up to 2m diameter, has been dug into its crest (see Plate 19). The NW end of ridge is 2m to the SE of the existing track and the nearest ‘tattie’ pit is 25m from the track’s SE edge. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 8470 1147 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC81SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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