MHG53105 - Field Wall - Loch Borralie North-west

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Type and Period (1)

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

a) Very disturbed line of small angular rubble on limestone bedrock; seems to represent a much tumbled field wall. Measures 4.7 m NNE/SSW x 1.5 m.

b) Very similar to (a), slightly less tumbled with larger blocks in line and visible through the grass as well as in erosion scar. Runs 20.8 m NE/SW x up to 1 m spread. Most of the stone of (a) and (b) is basal quartzite.
In large linear sandblow to NE of plantation. Overlooks Loch Borralie to SE.
Field boundaries perhaps linked to 95, 99, 100, 102 and 104 and forming long strip fields.
Recommendations: Monitor and survey. <1><2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference NC 3811 6764 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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