MHG53007 - Loch Borralie West


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Type and Period (1)

  • BOUNDARY DYKE (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Drystone dyke enclosing roughly trapezoidal area on north-west shore of Loch Borralie. Composed of inner and outer skins with rubble core. 0.45 m wide and up to 1.5 m high, but broken through in many places and quite tumbled.
Crossing undulating stable dunes with deflated gullies on SW, more stable grass- and bracken-covered ground to NE.
Post-Improvement field dyke relating to stock control. Appears on first edition (1874) Ordnance Survey map.
Recommendations: None. <1><2>

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Grid reference NC 3784 6774 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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