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Balintore, Shore Street, Harbour

Harbour (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Balintore, Shore Street, Harbour

Classification Harbour (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Balintore Harbour; Shandwick Bay; North Sea

Canmore ID 15251

Site Number NH87NE 17

NGR NH 86400 75490

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Fearn
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH87NE 17 86400 75490

Harbour [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, July 2009.

(Location cited as NH 854 754). Harbour, Balintore, late 19th or early 20th century. A simple harbour of enclosure, formed by an L-plan pier and a straight breakwater, both concrete.

J R Hume 1977.

NH 8649 7549 - Harbour. Actively eroding at Western end, probably accreting at Eastern end. Erosion is occurring on and around erosion protection measures. Not effective.

CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.


Field Visit (2013 - 2014)

Harbour is actively eroding at W end and probably accreting at E end. Erosion occurring on and around erosion protection measures.

Visited by Scotland's Coastal Heritage at Risk (SCHARP) 2013


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