MHG56801 - Bridge abutment - Dirr Wood, Dores


A possible bridge abutment potentially associated with Wades military road at Dirr Wood, Dores.

Type and Period (1)

  • BRIDGE ABUTMENT (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. The remains of a possible bridge abutment potentially asscoiated with Wades military road. This feature was described as continuing as a fragmented wall uphill. [Feature number LL/F113]. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5854 3285 (7m by 7m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH53SE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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