Borgie Souterrain, Tongue, Sutherland

The Northern Antiquarian

Souterrain:  OS Grid Reference –  NC 6762 5929  –  NEW FIND

Getting Here

Borgie souterrain02 The Borgie souterrain site

From Bettyhill village, take the A836 road west towards Tongue.  Several miles along the road, keep your eyes peeled for Borgie and Skerray on your right.  Go down here for half-a-mile or so until, a hundred yards or so before the Borgie Hotel, a dirt-track on your right takes you down into some trees.  As you enter the edge of the woodland, right by the trackside on your left, a large stone lays in the grass.  A few yards from this is the hole in the ground.

Archaeology & History

There is no previous description of this site in any of the archaeological records.  I was fortunate in being taken here by a couple of local people, who told me that it had been known about locally for some years – but informing…

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Weaving Magick and Crochet in the madhouse I call home. I am a devotee of Hekate and a follower of Pan.
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