MHG59589 - Dyke - Loch Shiel


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A coarsely built drystone wall recorded during the NTS pre-afforestation survey of Kintail and West Affric in 1997. It ran NE from Loch Shiel to a ridge of rock, and was in a poor state of repair. It measured c.0.8m wide and up to c.0.5m high. An old post and wire fence replaced part of it. It is visible on the 2nd Edition OS map.
This dyke could be the boundary between the small settlement at the S end of Loch Shiel (MHG27285) and Invershiel. The dyke is straighter than MHG59434 and MHG59591 and may therefore be laterin date. <1>

GIS spatial data created 2019 based on OS Master Map. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NG 9459 1837 (53m by 36m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG91NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENSHIEL

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