NS3178 : Old boat noost

taken 7 years ago, near to Ardmore, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Old boat noost
Old boat noost
On the right is a channel through the rocks; at its far end is what a SCAPE report (cited at the end of the item NS3180 : Cladoch) identifies as a "boat noost" (also spelled "noust"), which is a kind of bad-weather stance for boats that have been hauled up the beach [see, for example, the Dictionary of the Scots Language, under the headword "noust"]. Another one is located not far to the north. They lie on the course of a path that leads around Ardmore Point.

For an example (elsewhere) of one that is intact, see HU2646 : Noust.

In the background, on the left, is the area of shore from (r-l) Craigendoran, through Helensburgh, to Rhu.
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3131 7852 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.1972N 4:42.2722W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3130 7849
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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