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Beacon Stance(S) (19th Century)

Site Name Dingwall

Classification Beacon Stance(S) (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Cromarty Firth

Canmore ID 288979

Site Number NH55NE 168

NGR NH 564 584

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH55NE 168 564 584

Beacon stances (AP).

Double alignment of timber posts (c30m sq) harbour entrance beacon posts. Single large post 3m high surrounded by setting (roughly square) of smaller shorter posts c. 15-20cm (upstanding to c. 30cm). Alignment of 5 to Eastern side and 3 to Western side.

CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.


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