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?)
- None recorded
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>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 180.
- <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 180.
|Grid reference||NC 3789 6777 (point) (Approximate)|
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