MHG58400 - Intertidal Wall - Ardmore Bay
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?)
- None recorded
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>
- <1> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 1999-2001. Get Mapping colour vertical aerial photography 1999-2001 (The Millennium Map). XY
- <2> Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS).
|Grid reference||Centred NG 2187 6060 (142m by 24m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/313427/ardmore-bay (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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