MHG61902 - Post-medieval dykes - Archreregan, Caithness


Post-medieval dykes at Archreregan, Caithness.

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Post-medieval dykes at Archreregan, Caithness.

Dykes identified in LiDAR data gathered by AOC Archaeology in 2011 as part of the mitigation for the visual impact on the archaeological landscape associated with the proposed Baillie Hill windfarm, Caithness. <1>

They appear to be embankments intended to prevent flooding of farmland by the adjacent burn.

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 0285 6150 (661m by 613m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND06SW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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