MHG32915 - Portgower
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Type and Period (1)
- LIME KILN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
The remains of the structure is situated parallel to the shore, 8m by 5m and oped-ended to the north. Situated between the edge of the shingle on one side and a grassy road and stone wall on the other. Walls of stone 0.6m thick, covered with earth and enhanced on both sides giving the impression that structure is built into the ground.
N Lindsay & J Aitken : 21/2/2004
An 'Old Limekiln' is depicted on the Ordnance Survey 1st Edition Map. <1>
Rectangular grass covered structure running NE-SW. NE wall not visible. Upstanding walls no higher than 1 m and c 0.5 m wide. Length NE-SW is c. 8 m by 4 m. No sign of bonding. <2>
- <1> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1878. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Sutherland. Digital.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Sneddon, D, Gheorghiou, D, Hansom, J and Shearer, I. 03/2010. East Sutherland Coastal Zone Assessment survey: Data Structure Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 12/9/10. Digital. Site 310.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 0018 1272 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)|
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