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Desk Based Assessment

Date 22 February 2019

Event ID 1087929

Category Recording

Type Desk Based Assessment


This area is mentioned by in Macdonald (1978) as appearing on a map of 1850 compiled by the then quarry manager, J. Whyte, who described this area as 'full or rubbish, not workable'. He indicates on a sketch map that this area of probably quarried and abandoned material extending along the central part of the south shoreline from about NM7363 1700 east to NM7371 1697 and inland for about 50 metres to the southern edge of the current public footpath and now overlain partly by garden enclosures.

Visited by, and information from HES, Survey and Recording Section, (MMD) 9 September 2015/ 22 February 2019.

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