MHG59444 - Dyke - Allt Crioch a' Bhainne
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Type and Period (1)
- DYKE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A boulder and turf dyke was recorded during an NTS pre-afforestation survey of Kintail and West Affric in 1997. It curved sinuously N from cliffs on the lower slopes of Beinn Bhuidhe towards the Allt Choinneachain. It was spread to c.1.2m wide and survived up to 0.5m high. The stretch S of the path up the glen was shown on the 1971 OS map but not the portion to the N which is less well preserved, being constructed more of turf/earth than stone. No wall was shown on the 1st or 2nd edition OS maps.
It is possible that this was the boundary dyke for MHG59255 or MHG59442. <1>
Part of this dyke is visible on aerial photography. <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wordsworth. J. & Harden, J.. 1997. Kintail and West Affric Archaeological Survey. Wordsworth Archaeological Services. 18/06/2004. Paper and Digital. KIN147.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 9866 2225 (19m by 98m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/317600/allt-crioch-a-bhainne (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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