MHG52654 - Possible head dyke, north east of Braes of Ullapool
A low turf and stone dyke, possibly a head dyke to the township.
Type and Period (2)
- HEAD DYKE? (16th Century to 18th Century - 1560 AD to 1800 AD)
- DYKE (16th Century to 18th Century - 1560 AD to 1800 AD)
- None recorded
A low turf and stone dyke runs approximately N-S, crosses the Allt Loch a'Choire Dhuibh and turns to run up the Allt Glac Scap for about 20m before terminating at a small gully. This is one of many turf dykes dividing the Corry farm land and may have served as a head dyke to the township. (Photo 20) <1>
The position of this on the site plan would suggest that it ran close to the trackway MHG52647. <2>
- <1> SHG24304 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Dagg, C. 06/2009. Allt na Choire, Ullapool, Lochbroom, Wester Ross: Proposed Hydro-Electric Generation Scheme - Archaeological Evaluation. Unaffiliated. Digital. Site 7.
- <2> SHG23297 Verbal Communication: Tilbury, S. Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 14984 93417 (20m by 138m) (Centred)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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