MHG692 - Building, Skirza Head


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Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A mound, 21 by 20.5m by about 0.5m high, containing remains of structure of unknown period, is an unploughed area in arable field. The remains of walling are substantial on seaward (S) side of the mound.
C E Batey 1982.

Roofed building here. OS 6" map, Caithness, 1st ed., (1873)

The mound at ND 3932 6830 is generally as described by Miss Batey. Although stone is visible in mound it is not certain whether it is vestiges of a wall. The mound is likely to be the remains of an old croft or stone dumping.
Visited by OS (J B) 11 May 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3931 6830 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND36NE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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