MHG59642 - Dyke - Eas Achadh Airc


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of a turf and stone dyke were recorded during an NTS pre-afforestation survey of Kintail and West Affric in 1997. It measured c.0.6m wide and up to 0.4m high and ran down the W side of the burn at Eas Achadh Airc. It was presumably built as a revetment to stop flood damage.
A small structure, c.2m in diameter over single boulder 'walls' c.0.4m wide and protruding through the grass by up to 0.2m, abutted the dyke in a grassy flush. <1>

This dyke is clearly visible on aerial photography taken 2013. It measures approximately 60m in length. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NG 9798 2032 (25m by 59m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG92SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENSHIEL

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