MHG32325 - Causeway or Ford, Kyle of Tongue

Summary

No summary available.

Type and Period (2)

  • CAUSEWAY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FORD (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

J.Wood
7.8.03

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>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5805 5871 (271m by 156m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC55NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish TONGUE

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

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