MHG53154 - Culkein

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • SUB CIRCULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

a) possible arcing stony bank, clearly visible for 3.8 m N/S and 0.7 m wide (2 skins visible) x 0.25 m high. Intermittent stones to NE indicate possible continuation of arc

b) 21 m to NE is a double-skinned alignment of small boulders exposed in rabbit scrape, 0.5 m long, running NW/SE.

c) Arc of intermittent stones also apparent on E.
On level plateau, on NE edge of marram.
N-facing over Balnakeil Bay.
Could be subcircular enclosure with short sections of walling visible, the rest presumably buried under sand.
Recommendations: Control rabbits. <1><2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference NC 3799 6830 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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