MHG42446 - Farm steading, Groat's Loch


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Type and Period (1)

  • BOUNDARY DYKE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Face of Loch. OS 6" map, Caithness, 1st ed., (1871)

Longhouses and enclosure. R J Mercer 1985.

A farmstead comprising two unroofed buildings and two enclosures, and a head-dyke are depicted on 1st edition of OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet xxix). Two unroofed buildings, each of two compartments, an enclosure and a head-dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:2500 map (1996).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 21 March 1996

Mercer, R. J. & Hill, P.H., 1985, Archaeological field survey in northern Scotland: Volume III: 1982-1983, 245, No. 140; figs. 79, 89. (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG2512.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3129 4091 (296m by 370m)
Map sheet ND34SW
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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