MHG53036 - Loch Borralie West
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Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
a) Small rectangular bicompartmental structure defined by stone footings, 1-2 courses surviving. Of drystone construction with both angular and rounded stone, including one massive 0.7 m high boulder in the W wall. Structure measures 10 m NE/SW by 3.2 m externally. The cross wall is 3.25 m from the external SW face. The walls are 0.6 m wide. Rabbit burrowing has collapsed NE end of structure.
b) Located c 6.5 m to the NE is a length of denuded walling running E/W 14.8 m. Not clear whether this is associated with structure 17; may be related to walling 16.
In large sandblow, upslope from sites 15 and 16.
Small agricultural outbuilding. Large quantity of post-Medieval metalwork found in doorway by H. Powell.
Recommendations: Monitor and control rabbits. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 17.
- <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 17.
|Grid reference||NC 3774 6673 (point) (Approximate)|
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