MHG53763 - Series of buildings, Criech
A series of drystone buildings and structures were noted during coastal survey.
Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Undated)
- None recorded
Series of structures including two ruined buildings and other dry stone structures. Included a two storey upstanding stone rectangular building with no roof but mainly standing to original height; a stone lined raised platform c. 7 m by 3.5 m & 0.25 m high; A stone built upstanding building with abbuting dry stone wall to the south east. Evidence existed of a small wall in the centre. Collapsed in areas but original wall height was visible in the south west corner. Walls existed up to 2 m high & 0.5 m wide. Rectangular in shape with internal walls still standing. The remainder of the site consisted of a series of dry stone wallls in varying states of preservation. <1>
Shown as a series of unroofed buildings on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of this area. <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Sneddon, D, Gheorghiou, D, Hansom, J and Shearer, I. 03/2010. East Sutherland Coastal Zone Assessment survey: Data Structure Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 12/9/10. Digital. Site 21.
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1878. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Sutherland. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6421 8815 (79m by 45m)|
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