MHG32102 - Grouse butt - Allt Ghimmer


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  • GROUSE BUTT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Grouse Butt.
Well-preserved, 3m x 3m, U-shaped grouse butt is the uppermost in this row, set into the W bank of a small burn, so that the internal height of the leading peat wall is 1m, whereas the external height is only 0.4m (see Plate 36). The walls are 0.7m thick and the entrance opens to 103 degrees.

Anemometer Site. (30/12/02).
Grid Reference: 287044 915638.

Site of the 60m high anemometer, with its associated circular array of steel guy ropes, set on the broad crest of the boggy, sedge and peat-covered watershed between the Allt a'Mhuilinn valley and the Strath of Kildonan. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 8672 1518 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC81NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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