MHG53756 - Small field system, near Thuster Mains Farm


A small field system, comprised of rig and furrow, a bank and ditch and two irregular stone spreads.

Type and Period (4)

  • RIG AND FURROW (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DITCH (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FIELD SYSTEM (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Field survey found a small field system, located near to the Thuster Mains farm, which comprised of a small patch of rig-and-furrow cultivation system abutted by a bank and ditch with two irregular stone spreads situated to the east. The rig and furrow patch measures 25m square with the rigs having a wavelength of 5.5m. The stone groupings both measure 15m by 17m and have no real structure or height but do not have the appearance of clearance cairns. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference ND 3075 5126 (point) Estimated from sources
Map sheet ND35SW
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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