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Ackergillshore, Harbour

Harbour (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Ackergillshore, Harbour

Classification Harbour (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Ackergill Harbour; Ackergill Life Boat Pier

Canmore ID 9202

Site Number ND35SE 64

NGR ND 3587 5455

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Wick
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

ND35SE 64.00 3587 5455

ND35SE 64.01 ND 3586 5451 Icehouse

ND35SE 64.02 ND 3588 5453 Winch

For boathouse (lifeboat house) at ND 35879 54513, see ND35SE 75.

Not to be confused with Ackergill, Castle Haven (ND 349 545), for which see ND35SW 21.

(Location cited as ND 358 546). Harbour, Ackergillshore, early 19th century and later. A small, irregular, masonry pier, and a masonry boathouse with a reinforced-concrete slip.

J R Hume 1977.

(Location cited as ND 349 545). Ackergill: described by the Tidal Harbours Commissioners in 18476 as a valuable landing place, where a pier would be useful, Bremner had planned, surveyed and estimated the cost of a harbour here before 1845. The OS 1:2500 map of 1964 marks a jetty and slipway, also a ramp in Castle Haven [ND35SW 21] to the W.

A Graham and J Gordon 1988.

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