MHG53127 - Balnakeil Bay South


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Type and Period (2)

  • WALL (Unknown date)
  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Length of meandering walling, composed of angular boulders, some orthostatic, running broadly E/W along contour for 28 m, turning S at E end to run for 9 m. Another arcing line of boulders set on bedrock runs N/S along what would have been W edge of enclosure for c 4 m.
On gently sloping ground above cliffs, at foot of long, N-facing slope overlooking Balnakeil Bay. In thin, patchy turf and exposed bedrock.
Fragment of field wall or enclosure.
Recommendations: Survey along with sites 143 and 144. <1><2>

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Grid reference NC 3800 6871 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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