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Breakwater (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Balcladaich

Classification Breakwater (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Cromarty Firth

Canmore ID 288999

Site Number NH55NE 177

NGR NH 591 599

NGR Description Centred NH 591 599

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Urquhart And Logie Wester
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH55NE 177 centred 591 599


50m out from High Water Mark a low curving bank of stones encloses a shallow lagoon (at Hightide). At Eastern extreme a similar low bank runs out from in front of Quarry site to outer bank (90 degrees). Banks are up to 30-40cm high and approximately 4m wide. Outer bank is approximately 300m in length.

CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.


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