MHG55557 - Knock Pier


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  • PIER (Built, 19th Century - 1847 AD to 1850 AD (between))

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Pier for small fishing boats, built during the 19th century potato famine by men employed on famine relief employment schemes. 117 feet long, 10 feet wide, 7 feet high. Completed between 1847-1850, at a cost of £45.11.0. It is one of several such piers in Sleat.

Highland Destitution Reports: Second, Third and Fifth Reports of the Edinburgh Section of the Central Board for 1848. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 67102 08753 (55m by 14m) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NG60NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SLEAT

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