MHG39010 - Head Dyke, Strathan


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Type and Period (1)

  • HEAD DYKE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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A township comprising twenty-five roofed and twelve unroofed buildings, one of which is an angled, four compartment, long building, a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet lxix). Fourteen roofed and twenty-three unroofed buildings, a head-dyke and some field walls are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1971).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 8 September 1995

Site recorded during a survey of the intertidal zone and coast edge (50m from the mean high tide mark) between Rivers Ullapool and Culag. Further details can be found in a report submitted to Historic Scotland.
NC 083 213 Rectangular building, peat cuttings (NC 02 SE 18).
Sponsors: Historic Scotland, Glasgow University Archaeology Department.
A Long 1996

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Grid reference Centred NC 0870 2090 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC02SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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