MHG53424 - Rubble dyke, north bank of Allt Neacrath


A rubble dyke running along the north bank of the Allt Neacrath, partly acting as a revetment.

Type and Period (2)

  • DYKE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LINEAR CLEARANCE CAIRN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rubble dyke was identified during a walkover survey in August 2009 running along the north bank of the Allt Neacrath. At the east end, where there is a narrow level terrace above the stream, the dyke is visible as a low, grass-covered bank. West of this, it acts as a revetment, possibly for the trackway on this side of the stream recorded on the 1st edition OS map. At one section, while the revetting wall is higher, there is a bank of random, large stones which appear to be field clearance. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 79415 28310 (124m by 25m) (Centred)
Map sheet NH72NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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