MHG53087 - Field Wall and Clearance Cairns - Loch Borralie West
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Type and Period (2)
- FIELD SYSTEM (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- CLEARANCE CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
c 40 m N/S x 20 m in overall extent:
a) Length of wall visible as boulders and smaller stones lying nearly flush with short turf cover, 26 m long. Aligned N/S, at slight angle to contour and running off base of slope at south end at NC 3675 6768
b) Another clearance cairn lies 35 m to the SSE at base of slope, at NC 3761 6766. It measures 2 m NNW/SSE x 1 m x 0.5 m high.
c) Another clearance cairn lies 15 m to the NNW up slope, at NC 3761 6766. Measures 1.3 m in diameter.
d) Another clearance cairn lies 35 m to ESE of (a) at NC 3763 6761. Measures 1.8 m diameter and 0.3 m high, in short turf.
At base of E-facing slope leading down from craggy ridge, overlooking central plain.
Remnants of field system, probably pre-dating enclosure 76.
Recommendations: None. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 78.
- <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 78.
|Grid reference||NC 3762 6765 (point) (Approximate)|
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