MHG53763 - Series of buildings, Criech

Summary

A series of drystone buildings and structures were noted during coastal survey.

Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6421 8815 (79m by 45m)
Map sheet NH68NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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