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Brora, Harbour

Harbour (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Brora, Harbour

Classification Harbour (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Brora Harbour; River Brora; Moray Firth; North Sea

Canmore ID 6979

Site Number NC90SW 8

NGR NC 9082 0395

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Clyne
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC90SW 8 9082 0395

(Location cited as NC 909 039). Brora Harbour, built c. 1814 for the Sutherland Estate, engineer William Hughes. A quay and pier forming a rectangular basin. Built for coal exporting.

J R Hume 1977.

During July 1998 a RCAHMS photographic survey of Brora Harbour was conducted. The purpose of this survey was to enhance and augment the National Monuments Record Scotland holdings.

Visited by RCAHMS (MKO), July 1997.


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