MHG51529 - Drystone dykes - west of Keoltag Drive, Reay


Two drystone dykes depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1872, to be retained within new housing development.

Type and Period (1)

  • BOUNDARY DYKE (Constructed, 18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD to 1872 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two dykes were noted during an evaluation in advance of a new housing development. Both are recorded on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1872. The dykes are to be retained within the new development. <1>-<3>

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Grid reference Centred NC 97125 64867 (136m by 153m) (3 map features)
Map sheet NC96SE
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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