MHG33468 - Brora Links, Brora Back Beach
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Type and Period (1)
- GOLF COURSE (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
A 9-hole golf course established in the late 19th century for the local community. Locally known as 'Gleneagles'. The golf course is maintained and still in use. <1>
Faint remains of old golf course visible including ladies tee plaque & possible eroding wall/tee with bits of tarmac in wall make up. <2>
Fishermen and tradesmen created the original, free, five-hole golf course here as only the gentry, holidaymakers and professional classes were welcome on the exclusive Brora golf course on the other side of the river. Now grazing land. <3>
- <1> Verbal Communication: Aitken, J. Comments by Jacquie Aitken, SMR Assistant. 21/06/2004.
- <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 243.
- <3> Text/Publication/Leaflet: Clyne Heritage Society. c.2007. The Brora Village Trail: Uncover Brora's secret heritage. Paper (Original).
|Grid reference||Centred NC 9063 0343 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)|
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