MHG53051 - Loch Borralie West
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Type and Period (1)
- WALL (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)
- None recorded
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>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 34.
- <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 34.
|Grid reference||NC 3780 6677 (point) (Approximate)|
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