MHG60503 - Possible head dyke - Balgy, Torridon
Possible head dyke at Balgy, Torridon
Type and Period (2)
- HEAD DYKE? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- DYKE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A township comprising five roofed buildings, ten unroofed buildings and two enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet xcii). Two roofed buildings, five unroofed buildings and three enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1970).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 24 April 1996.
A walkover survey of the area west of Balgy river was undertaken by Macinnes, A. and Doe, T. in 2013.
Site 16. Stone dyke which continues to house on shore and over the moor. Possible head dyke. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs <2>
Note: Northern section in trees and not visible on aerial photographs. This structure does not appear on the 1st Edition OS 6" (T. Blackie 3/6/19)
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8455 5468 (59m by 147m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/104982 (Click to view HES Canmore record)
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