NO1697 : Drystane dyke over Carn Liath

taken 4 years ago, near to Carn Liath [hill or Mountain], Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Drystane dyke over Carn Liath
Drystane dyke over Carn Liath
The purpose of this substantial wall is not entirely clear, as it doesn't provide a clear, stock-proof boundary. It starts life well to the south of here, and at the bottom of the hill, in NO1794. But it just ceases to exist a couple of hundred yards short of the summit area, at the NO1697 : Shelter on Carn Liath Was it built to keep Victorian estate workers busy during the otherwise 'slack' months of the year, and then they all went to war before it was finished?
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Uplands  Boundary, Barrier  Heath, Scrub 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 1651 9747 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:3.6410N 3:22.6953W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 16521 97428
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