MHG9764 - Brora Harbour
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Type and Period (1)
- HARBOUR (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
NC90SW 8 908 039
The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, pp. 38-39, 92, 98-101, 237) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974
J Aitken : 19/2/2004 <1>
(Location cited as NC 909 039). Brora Harbour, built c. 1814 for the Sutherland Estate, engineer William Hughes. A quay and pier forming a rectangular basin. Built for coal exporting.
J R Hume 1977 <2>
Working harbour used for small fishing vessels. S & W side consists of a dressed stone block harbour wall that has been tarmaced on the landward side. The N side consists of rough stone blocking at only one course high stabilising the natural ground. The harbour measures c. 100 m by 20 m. <3>
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Butt, J. 1967. The industrial archaeology of Scotland. 313.
- <1> Text/Manuscript: Calder, Sinclair B.. 1974. The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland: A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900. The University of Strathclyde.
- <2> Text/Publication/Volume: Hume, J R. 1977. The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands. Paper (Original). 311.
- <3> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Sneddon, D, Gheorghiou, D, Hansom, J and Shearer, I. 03/2010. East Sutherland Coastal Zone Assessment survey: Data Structure Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 12/9/10. Digital. Site 256.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 9085 0390 (110m by 90m)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/6979 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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