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Possible Farm Site, Langamay (12492)

Current Priority
2
East
375147
North
1044220
Site Type
Midden
Period
Unknown

Stones protruding through coastal bank with evidence of midden with shells stone and bone fragment. Viewed from landward side there is a large rectangular boundary possibly a buried dyke to the west side of the coastal structure.

FEB 2015- this site has taken a big hit this winter exposing a length of walling underlain by midden.

Condition and current recommendations:

Condition
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NMRS
Unknown
SMR
Unknown

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21st April, 2013 by Lizbrown
Survey Information
User:
Lizbrown
Date:
April 21, 2013
Tidal state:
mid
Site located?:
Yes
Condition Information
Proximity to coast edge:
coast edge
Coastally eroding?:
active sea erosion; active wind erosion (in dunes only)
Is there a coastal defence?:
no
Other threats?:
none
Description:

Stones protruding through coastal bank with evidence of midden with shells stone and bone fragment. The landward side of the site shows the erosion is taking place on the south side of a low mound. To the north there is a rectilinier bank probably a small field associated with the structure.

Management Information
How visible are the remains? (above ground):
limited visibility (partial remains)
How visible are the remains? (in section):
clearly visible in section
How accessibile is the site?:
easily accessible- no restrictions
The site is:
is not locally known
Comments and recommendations
Recommendations:

Monitor. Survey landward side

8th February, 2015 by cparker
Survey Information
User:
cparker
Date:
Feb. 8, 2015
Tidal state:
low
Site located?:
Yes
Condition Information
Proximity to coast edge:
coast edge
Coastally eroding?:
active sea erosion
Description:

Stones protruding through coastal bank with evidence of midden with shells stone and bone fragment. Viewed from landward side there is a large rectangular boundary possibly a buried dyke to the west side of the coastal structure.

FEB 2015- this site has taken a big hit this winter exposing a length of walling underlain by midden.

Management Information
Comments and recommendations
Recommendations:

Assign priority 2