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Mavisbank Policies: Risk from Landslip - update

The significant on-going landslip that started on the north-east side of Mavisbank Policies in November 2012 now extends further round the banking and there is a drop of up to three metres in the ground level at one point.

The vertical face of exposed earth adjacent to the dovecote as previously reported continues to be potentially unstable. Tension cracks in the lower slopes are still developing.

Historic Scotland continues to survey the area at regular intervals in order to monitor the ground conditions.  Barriers remain where there is a danger of a hidden drop and warning signs have been erected to discourage access to the areas currently known to be at risk. All users are asked to observe the warning signage and avoid sections that have been closed off and to be aware of the risks.

PDF icon Mavisbank Policies Site Plan [pdf, 205kb]

25 June 2014


Urquhart Castle

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