MHG53143 - Culkein


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3 sides of a ?subcircular structure, defined by stone walling, measuring 2.9 m NE/SW x 6.10 m, with E wall exposed for 3.7 m NE/SW. Stones are flush with or just proud of turf and somewhat intermittent, but facing and 2 skins are clearly visible.
On high plateau under thin turf and moss, with some marram in interior. Burrowing in and around structure reveals sand. Overlooks Kyle of Durness and Balnakeil Bay.
Structure, NE part presumably under sand.
Recommendations: Monitor and control rabbits. <1><2>

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Grid reference NC 3788 6833 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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