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Burnt Mound An Fharaid (12857)

Current Priority
2
East
239065
North
970285
Site Type
Burnt Mound
Period
unknown

Burnt stones and edible winkle remains in pure sand dune under steep cliff Sand under constant movement, this is in a very large, deep gully with sand martin holes way above.

Condition and current recommendations:

Condition
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Other records:

NMRS
Unknown
SMR
Unknown

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3rd November, 2014 by rozsummers
Survey Information
User:
rozsummers
Date:
Nov. 3, 2014
Tidal state:
mid
Site located?:
Yes
Condition Information
Proximity to coast edge:
11-50m
Coastally eroding?:
active wind erosion (in dunes only); has eroded in the past; accreting
Is there a coastal defence?:
no
Other threats?:
stock erosion; vehicle damage
Description:

Burnt stones and edible winkle remains in pure sand dune under steep cliff Sand under constant movement, this is in a very large, deep gully with sand martin holes way above.

Management Information
How visible are the remains? (above ground):
limited visibility (partial remains)
How visible are the remains? (in section):
not visible
How accessibile is the site?:
accessible- difficult terrain; accessible on foot (no footpath)
The site is:
is not locally known
Comments and recommendations
Comments:

it's brilliant

Recommendations:

Survey

assign priority 2