MHG53129 - Balnakeil Bay South


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Type and Period (1)

  • ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Stones, flush with the turf (hint of very low banks) form an arc c 23 m long which runs from the NW and curves to the S. At the S end the wall turns 90 degrees to run W for c 9 m. Feature is up to 0.6 m wide.
Low dunes. Overlooks Balnakeil Bay to the N.
Part of an enclosure or field.
Recommendations: Survey along with the other ephemeral remains of extensive field systems in this area (eg site 146). Control rabbits. <1><2>

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Grid reference NC 3783 6866 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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