MHG53051 - Loch Borralie West


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Type and Period (1)

  • WALL (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)

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Full Description

Length of wall aligned N/S, composed of subangular boulders 1 m wide (rather straggly), 1 course visible on ground, at least one lower course buried (but probably no more, given presence of bedrock). In 2 sections - a) 3.9 m long to S, gap of 4.10 m then b) 15.7 m long (somewhat intermittent). 18th C pot, nails (boat rivets?) and glass from vicinity (GB pers comm).
Near base of fairly steep slope in sandblow with exposed bedrock and sparse turf coverr. On SE facing slope above Loch Borralie.
Field wall. Aligns with site 33 to S and is probably a continuation of it.
Recommendations: Continue monitoring. <1><2>

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Grid reference NC 3780 6677 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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