MHG56775 - Stone and turf wall - Dirr Wood, Dores


A wall consisting of stone and turf of unknown date at Dirr Wood, Dores.

Type and Period (1)

  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey was carried out by John Wombell, Anne Coombs and other members of the North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) in April 2013 over 2.5 days of an area of Dirr Wood near Dorres. This investigation was carried out to try and put the then recently discovered late Bronze Age hoard at Dores into context with potential sites in the surrounding landscape. A wall consisting of stone and turf material measuring aprroximately 190m in length. The wall was described as much tumbled and low (0.5m in height), with a spready of roughly 2m [Feature number BJ/F10 and RC/F32]. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5948 3398 (157m by 106m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH53SE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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