MHG53779 - Possible coastal defence, Cuthill Sands


A stone heap, some of which were dressed and mortared, was interpreted as an attempt at coastal defence.

Type and Period (1)

  • BREAKWATER? (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

What appears to be an attempt at coastal defence. Consists of a linear dump of boulders some of which are dressed & have mortar adhering. Exists to 3 m in width, 20 m in length & 0.5 m in height. Dressed stone may have originated from somewhere else. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7704 8827 (31m by 15m)
Map sheet NH78NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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