MHG58863 - Capstan - Clachnaharry Works Lock


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

This capstan is set in a circular stone setting base which has concrete extensions and measures 1.2 internal (2m external) diameter. The capstan itself is 0.5m high and the top part, which has a diameter of 0.8m, has 4 slots around its edges and 4 holes for stowing the poles. This capstan may have been re-sited from a position 50m to the SE where a previously recorded capstan (MHG53346) is now no longer extant. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6485 4655 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH64NW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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