Scotland's Coastal Heritage at Risk

Sites at Risk

New to the Sites at Risk map? Watch our How to... guidance videos to help you get started.

Back to the map of sites.

Ardnave Te-Sgeir (12950)

Current Priority
2
East
129065
North
672988
Site Type
Walls & Midden
Period
UNKNOWN

Two lengths of walling constructed of rounded boulders built across the landward head end and seaward end of a narrow SE-NW oriented dune blowout. The seaward end of the wall is being bisected by a stream. Moderate amounts of fire-cracked stone and marine shell spreads between the walls.

Condition and current recommendations:

Condition
Action

Over to you...

If you know there are errors in the original site record you can edit the original record here

If you would like to visit the site and carry out a ShoreUPDATE survey, you can prepare a ShoreUPDATE pack for this site (PDF) here.

If you want to use your smart phone to carry out the ShoreUPDATE survey, you can download the app here.

If you have completed a field survey of this site, you can submit your ShoreUPDATE record here.

Other records:

NMRS
Unknown
SMR
Unknown

ShoreUpdates

1 ShoreUpdate accepted and 0 pending.

Click on an update to expand it.

24th June, 2015 by training2
Survey Information
User:
training2
Date:
June 24, 2015
Site located?:
Yes
Condition Information
Proximity to coast edge:
>50m
Coastally eroding?:
active wind erosion (in dunes only)
Other threats?:
stock erosion
Description:

Two lengths of walling constructed of rounded boulders built across the landward head end and seaward end of a narrow SE-NW oriented dune blowout. The seaward end of the wall is being bisected by a stream. Moderate amounts of fire-cracked stone and marine shell spreads between the walls.

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 on foot (no footpath)
The site is:
don't know
Comments and recommendations
Recommendations:

Survey to establish the character and date of the structures, and relationship with spreads of burnt stone and shell. The presence of structures associated with archaeological material elevates the Priorty to 2.