MHG17526 - Dam, Garrywhin


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Type and Period (1)

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

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Substantial stone built dam cutting across lower areas between Garrywhin Hill and another to its S, creating a lake on the W side that laps the lower slopes of the hillfort. Substantial tiered stone terraces (see photos). With stone structure on pond side on W that has partially collapsed into pond. Central area has outlet to the E that is now partly blocked with tumble. - HAW 24/05/2005

ND34SW 59 3126 4119
Dam probably for Whaligoe mill (ND34SW 119).
Visited by RCAHMS (GJD) 22 July 1987.

Site was also formerly ND34SW 115.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3125 4119 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND34SW
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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