MHG32325 - Causeway or Ford, Kyle of Tongue
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Type and Period (2)
- CAUSEWAY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- FORD (Undated)
- None recorded
Structure in Kyle of Tongue
Site recorded and photographed by Mr R Mackay, Strathy, May 2003.
'Causeway' shown on the 1:10000 OS map. This is shown as a ‘ford’ on the 1st edition OS 6” map (c.1870) '
It is not clear when the ford was built up but it may have ancient origins. It is likely to have been maintained by the occupants of Tongue House - the Reay family and from 1829, the Sutherlands.
The causeway was photographed during Aerial survey by RCAHMS in 2012. See link below to HES Canmore record for photos. <1>
GIS spatial data altered from indicative grid reference NC 5799 5869 to extent of the feature based on the causeway as seen in aerial photography. <2>
- <1> Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 319490.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 1999-2001. Get Mapping colour vertical aerial photography 1999-2001 (The Millennium Map). XY
|Grid reference||Centred NC 5805 5871 (271m by 156m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/319490/kyle-of-tongue (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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