MHG53033 - Boundary Wall and Dyke - Loch Borralie West
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Type and Period (2)
- WALL (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- BOUNDARY DYKE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
Line of very tumbled walling, visible for 4.5 m ENE/WSW between grassed-over dunes. The tumble spreads up to 1.8 m. The wall is only one course high, made of angular and rounded quartz blocks. There are traces of the associated ground surface to the NW. Large quantity of shell in the sand in this area. Walling has only appeared in last two years (pers comm Sheila Fraser).
In base of sandblow, running beneath eroded sandy sections 1.5 m high on either side.
Fragment of field wall, possibly part of wider agricultural landscape associated with hut circle 15.
Recommendations: Monitor. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 14.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Lelong, O and MacGregor, G. 2003. Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness: Project 950. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). Digital. Site 14.
|Grid reference||NC 3765 6674 (point) (Approximate)|
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