MHG53114 - 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 formed of basal quartzite subangular blocks, 2.1 m E/W by 0.8 m wide. At NC
b) 2.4 m E of (a) is a very similar line of walling running N/S for 2.4 m. May form a right angle with (a). At
NC 3827 6771.
c) c 15 m NNE of (b) is another line of walling, 3.3 m WNW/ESE. Similar to (a) and (b) but with more turf cover. Stones are flush with turf. At NC 3827 6772.
There is a great quantity of basal quartzite along this gully, though no structural sense can be made of it. They could be the remnants of collapsed cairns (very eroded area). Overall extent is 35 m N/S x 20 m.
Within deep eroded gully up to 1.5 m below present ground surface. Some colonisation by turf at base of gully.
Field boundaries possibly related to other prehistoric field boundaries in this area (cf eg sites 98-100, 102).
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 107.
- <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 107.
|Grid reference||NC 3826 6771 (point) (Approximate)|
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