MHG53082 - Loch Borralie West
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Type and Period (2)
- SHIELING HUT (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)
- BOUNDARY DYKE (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)
- None recorded
a) Small subcircular structure, 2.1m N/S x 1 m internally, with wall 0.7 m wide, defined by intermittent boulders interspersed with smaller stones. Possible entrance on N.
b) Break of slope with weathered limestone outcropping along edge, and stones/ boulders piled against it, 31 m long N/S; south end is 4 m NE of (a).
On sheltered terrace with low, craggy ridge on west, NE corner plantation to E, on slightly sloping S-facing ground.
Shieling and field dyke (=clearance piled on limestone dyke).
Recommendations: None. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 73.
- <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 73.
|Grid reference||NC 3798 6760 (point) (Approximate)|
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