MHG53098 - Loch Borralie West

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

  • ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)
  • (Alternate Type) STRUCTURE (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

a) Located 5 m WNW of the NE end of structure 88 is a line of walling aligned WNW/ESE (3.5 m long). The stones are flush with the eroded ground surface (though 2 m below present ground surface to NW). Wall possibly turns at the WNW end to run 1.55 m to the SSW. The wall is up to 3 stones (0.6 m) wide.

b) 5 m to the SW of (a) are three large basal quartzite angular blocks forming a right angle. c 1.5 m x 1 m in extent. May be structural element, perhaps related to (a).
Within large fenced deflated area E of plantation. Overlooks Loch Borralie to E.
Part of structure or enclosure. Very likely to pre-date structure 88.
Recommendations: Monitor and control rabbits. <1><2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference NC 3807 6747 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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