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?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference NC 3798 6760 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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