MHG58400 - Intertidal Wall - Ardmore Bay

Summary

An intertidal boundary wall is visible on the 1st edition OS map and aerial photography.

Type and Period (1)

  • WALL (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD? to 2000 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A intertidal wall was identified from aerial photography captured 1999-2001. It extends perpendicular from a square enclosure outwards from the land into the sea, and was likely built to keep livestock from straying across the boundry at low tide. <1>

A farmstead, enclosure and intertidal wall are visible is on the 1st edition OS map.

This wall was photographed during aerial surveys by RCAHMS in 2009 (see link below to HES record for photographs). <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 2187 6060 (142m by 24m)
Map sheet NG26SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

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