MHG9800 - Earl's Cut

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Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

NC90NE 2 9523 0993.
Earl's Cut (NAT) OS 6"map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1909)

About 1605 the old course of the water of Loth was stayed and diverted by Earl John, Duke of Sutherland, and made to run in a direct straight passage from he hill to sea, cut through a rock 20ft high. OSA 1798; R Gordon 1813.


Sir John Sinclair (ed.), 1791-9, The statistical account of Scotland, drawn up from the communications of the ministers of the different parishes, Vol. 6, 313 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2606.


Weber, H (ed), 1813, Genealogical history of the Earldom of Sutherland by Sir Robert Gordon of Gordonstoun, 252 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2273.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 9523 0993 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC90NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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