MHG55759 - Wall or pier - west side of Loch Hope, Durness
A double row of set stone footings extending from the shingle into the water on the west side of Loch Hope, Durness, may be the remains of a wall or pier.
Type and Period (2)
- WALL? (Unknown date)
- PIER? (Unknown date)
- None recorded
A double row of set stone footings extending from the shingle into the water on the west side of Loch Hope, Durness, may be the remains of a wall or pier. The site was seen during a walkover survey by C Dagg in 2011 in advance of a proposed forestry planting scheme. This was best preserved at the east, loch, end and a scatter of rubble at the west end suggested disturbance or demolition. There was no indication that the feature continued west above the shingle. It may have been the remains of a pier for landing boats or a fishing stance. Together with Site 4 (see MHG55760) it may have been one side of a contained landing and loading area for livestock. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NC 45215 53927 (14m by 13m)|
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