MHG61436 - Acairseid Driseach Cleared Beach - Tanera More


Cleared Beach/landing point on Tanera More

Type and Period (1)

  • LANDING POINT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The North of Scotland Archaeological Society surveyed Tanera Mor in October 2007.

Site 7. Acairseid Driseach Cleared Beach. In a NW facing bay and on a SE-NW main axis this cleared beach has 3 “legs” divided by uncleared beach and bedrock. The central leg is 24m in length and the other 2 are 16m and 17.5m. All three have a width of 4m and converge for the last 10m to the sea where the combined width is 8.7m. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 1999-2001 aerial photographs. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NB 9840 0813 (27m by 64m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NB90NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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