MHG32325 - Causeway or ford - Kyle of Tongue
No summary available.
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 (272m by 158m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (0)
Comments and Feedback
Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.