MHG53102 - Field Wall - Loch Borralie North-west

Summary

No summary available.

Type and Period (1)

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

In base of deflated gully, in loose sand on SW-facing terrace.
Linear concentration of boulders running diagonally across base of gully, 9.2 m NNE/SSW. Stones are somewhat intermittent but clear facing is visible along it although quite disturbed.
Scraps of copper alloy were collected in gully, in area to E (within c 20 m of feature). Sherd of prehistoric pottery, and fragments of iron and slag were also recovered during survey.
Gully is rapidly deflating. In September 2000 stones were largely set in sand, now most sit on it.
Part of field system including sites 98, 99, 100, 102, 104.
Recommendations: Monitor erosion and survey. <1><2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference NC 3807 6766 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

Finds (4)

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • SHERD (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • SLAG (Undated)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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