MHG59209 - Dyke - Shiel Bridge


A dyke between two burns was identified in the NTS 1997 survey.

Type and Period (1)

  • DYKE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A substantial stone enclosure dyke was identified during a NTS pre-afforestation survey of Kintail and West Affric in 1997. It was c1m wide and c0.7m high, built of large boulders. It was not clear if it was designed to create an enclosure to the NW with the Allt Grannda and the Allt an Lapain or whether it was designed to restrain stock rom crossing these burns. <1>

GIS spatial data created 2019 based on the dyke as seen in aerial 2013 photography. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 0094 1719 (68m by 116m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH01NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENSHIEL

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