MHG59365 - Dykes - Allt an Fhuarain Mhoir


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A series of turf dykes were recorded during an NTS pre-afforestation survey of Kintail and West Affric in 1997. They were spread to c. 1.2m wide and up to 1m high. They followed an un-named burn and also appeared to define a field to the W on the flatter ground by the river Croe. An isolated broad bank c1.5m wide and c. 0.6m high ran for c. 50m N/S.
The turf dykes appeared to relate to the farmstead (MHG59237) immediately to the SE; perhaps this area was being cultivated before sheep farming was introduced. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 9935 1838 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG91NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENSHIEL

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