MHG53158 - Field Walls - Loch Borralie North-west


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Type and Period (1)

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

2 lengths of walling:

a) Linear stony feature measuring 9 m WNW/ESE. Better defined than (b), c 0.9 m wide, formed of some small boulders >0.5m and smaller stones.

b) 33 m to NE is another linear stony feature measuring 11 m NNE/SSW, formed of stones set in sand, somewhat intermittent.

c) c 10 m to NE, rubble has been heaped on limestone outcrop to form clearance cairn.
In base of NE/SW stabilised formerly deflated gully under turf, with burrowing in base and sides.
Field boundaries and clearance related to buried field system (see sites 95, 98-100, 102, 104).
Recommendations: Survey. <1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference NC 3789 6777 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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