MHG53107 - Field Walls - Loch Borralie North-west
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Type and Period (1)
- FIELD SYSTEM (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
a) Linear stony feature, 8.7 m NNE/SSW, 1 course high and spread to 0.6 m wide. Mostly basal quartzite, of all shapes and sizes, and some limestone.
b) Parallel to (a) about 3.9 m to the W is another linear stony feature of similar character, 5.25 m long. This wall is slightly more ephemeral than (a)
The ends of both walls disappear into erosion faces. There is a lot of shell between the walls and traces of old ground surface between the walls and SW of (b).
Within deep eroded gully, 2 m below ground level at N and NW.
Parallel walls delineating ?strip fields (cf sites 95, 98, 99, 102, 104).
Recommendations: Monitor and survey. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 100.
- <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 100.
|Grid reference||NC 3812 6771 (point) (Approximate)|
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