MHG53104 - Loch Borralie North-west


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Type and Period (1)

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

a) Small cairn, 1.2 m in diameter and c 0.4 m high, 27 m to SW of (b).

b) 2 roughly parallel stony banks, both running ENE/WSW to top edge of steep slope. N one is 9 m long, S one is 8 m long and arcs to WSW upslope - possibly creating a funnel.

c) Small cairn, 1.2 m in diameter, 3.5 m to WSW of banks. Under turf and bracken with stone visible in fabric

d) Tumbled stone at base of slope - runs 8 m downslope and 4 m NE/SW, with concentration of rubble at N end. - NC 3819 6740

e) Area of rig on terrace to N of features (a) - (d), centred NC 3822 6749. Overall extent is 75 m NE/SW. Visible as lines of bracken in turf. Rigs running ESE/WNW.
On gently sloping terrace under turf and bracken, above scarp leading down to lochside. Overlooks Loch Borralie to E.
Remains of field system, with possible walls for funneling stock
Recommendations: Control bracken. <1><2>

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Grid reference NC 3818 6742 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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