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Cardross Shore (8051)
- Current Priority
- Site Type
- 18th - 20th AD?
Complex structure of wooden posts. Unknown use but could be connected to the railway, a loading platform, or timber ponds.
Condition and current recommendations:
- Undertake DBA - map regression ;
- Visit - check condition; characterise site and obtain dating evidence ;
- Survey site - topographic and photographic survey
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Record 43 on map C2 in Coastal Zone Assessment Survey, Firth of Clyde and Isle of Bute, 2004
1 ShoreUpdate accepted and 0 pending.
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30th August, 2013 by training1
- Aug. 30, 2013
- Tidal state:
- Site located?:
- Proximity to coast edge:
- Coastally eroding?:
- active sea erosion; has eroded in the past
- Is there a coastal defence?:
- Other threats?:
- structural damage/decay
ShoreUPDATE August 2013
Site is as described, the main part of the site comprises of two intersecting lines of upright wooden posts, one straight line running parallel to the coast edge aligned NNW-SSE, the other meets it at its northwestern end and curves to the south. There are further groups and scattered posts in the intertidal zone. A linear stone feature aligned rouhgly N-S crosses the straight line of posts close to where it meets the curving line of posts.
- How visible are the remains? (above ground):
- highly visible (substantial remains)
- How accessibile is the site?:
- easily accessible- no restrictions; vehicular access
- The site is:
- don't know
Comments and recommendations
This site is not understood, its function is not known and it is under threat. Further research, survey and investigation.