MHG61905 - Post-medieval dyke - Shurrery, Caithness


Post-medieval dyke at Shurrery, Caithness.

Type and Period (2)

  • DYKE (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD? to 1950 AD?)
  • HEAD DYKE? (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD? to 1950 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Post-medieval dyke at Shurrery, Caithness.

A dyke 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>

Not shown on OS 1st or 2nd edition maps so may be considerably older or more modern in origin. The line of the dyke continues southwards in the LiDAR data for another 147m beyond that recorded in the initial data analysis [IS-L 07/07/2020].

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 0353 5806 (166m by 312m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND05NW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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