MHG53066 - Loch Borralie West
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Type and Period (1)
- SHEEP FOLD (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Drystone enclosure, bottle shaped but with NW side of lower half missing. NE part (bottle neck) is 2.65 m wide and 10.2 m long with walls 0.6 m thick. SW part (globe) is 11.6 m long (NE/SW). Built of pale pink roughly dressed blocks of basal quartzite, double-skinned with nibble core and larger coping blocks.
In open, generally SW-tilting valley. Generally thick turf with burrowing and sandblows in vicinity.
Sheepfold, shown on OS 1874 map.
Recommendations: None. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 51.
- <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 51.
|Grid reference||NC 3768 6712 (point) (Approximate)|
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