MHG53134 - Kyle of Durness East
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Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING HUT? (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)
- None recorded
Small subrectangular structure, 3 m ENE/WSW x 2 m. Only tops of stone are visible, flush with surrounding ground level - no banks. Mixture of rounded and subangular stone, including quartzite, conglomerate and limestone. No obvious internal features. Possible entrance at E corner. Wall-base is one stone (up to 0.5 m) wide.
On plateau between high limestone crags to E and lower limestone crags to W, under thin turf and heather cover. Low dunes to N. WSW-facing over Kyle of Durness.
Recommendations: None. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 154.
- <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 154.
|Grid reference||NC 3757 6823 (point) (Approximate)|
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