MHG53126 - Balnakeil Bay South


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Type and Period (1)

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Curving line of large subangular blocks of basal quartzite. Only one course high but the spread of the blocks suggests this is much tumbled. Aligned NNW/SSE and runs for c 50 m, spread up to 2 m wide. Built straight onto limestone outcrop.
On exposed limestone ridge, N-facing over Balnakeil Bay. Most of turf has been stripped away by wind and spray, and there is some burrowing.
A field wall or boundary.
Recommendations: Survey along with site 143 to understand relationship. <1><2>

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Grid reference NC 3805 6865 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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