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ID:EHG4120
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Name:Photographic survey - Culachy sheep wash
Organisation:Northlight Heritage
Date:May 2011

Description

A detailed photographic record of a sheep wash at Culachy was carried out by Northlight Heritage (YAT) in 2011 on behalf of Scottish & Southern Energy in an area adjacent to the site of a proposed borrow pit, south of Knollbuck, Culachy Estate, Fort Augustus. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation

  • PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY

Images

Sheep wash in landscape and view of Knollbuck settlement (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageSheep wash in landscape (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageGeneral view of sheep wash (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageView of landscape from position slightly west of sheep wash (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageSheep wash showing proximity to track (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageNorth-east wall of enclosure (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageNorth-east face of NE wall of enclosure (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageNorth-east wall of main building (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageNorth-east face of NE wall of main building showing cement lining (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageNorth-east wall of main building showing width of wall (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageSouth-east wall of main building showing width of wall (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageSouth facing stopped end of south-east wall of main building (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageNorth facing stopped end of south-east wall of main building (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInternal face of NE wall and view of eastern corner of main building (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageDetailed view of internal face of NE wall showing internal feature at the base of the wall (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInterior of main building (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInternal face of south section of NE wall (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInternal face of stopped-end of south section of NE wall (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageNarrow corridor from main building to concrete pen (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInterior of concrete pen (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInterior of concrete pen (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInterior face of SW wall of main building (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInterior of main building (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageDetailed view of interior face of NW wall showing one of the openings in the wall and “timber support hole” (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageNE face of a pillar opening of NW wall (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageNE face of a pillar opening of NW wall (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageExternal face a pillar opening of NW wall (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageExternal face of NW wall showing openings (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageExternal face of the remaining drystone wall of enclosure W of main building (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageExternal face of SW wall of main building and concrete pen showing proximity to track (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageDetailed view of external entrance to concrete pen. (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInternal view of concrete passage between main building to concrete pen (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageExternal view of concrete pen and adjacent boiler (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageFace of boiler (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageTop of boiler (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageTop of boiler (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageNE face of unknown structural element of sheepwash (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInterior of unknown structural element of sheepwash (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInterior of enclosure (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageInterior of enclosure (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageSW corner of enclosure (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight HeritageExternal face of SE wall of enclosure showing proximity to track (photo by Edouard Masson-Maclean)  © Northlight Heritage

Reports

Fieldwork report  © Northlight Heritage (File size: 851 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NH 3665 0505 (40m by 39m)
Map Sheet:NH30NE
Civil Parish:BOLESKINE AND ABERTARFF
Geographical Area:INVERNESS
Location:Culachy

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Masson-Maclean, E. 2011. Culachy Sheep Wash Photographic Survey. Northlight Heritage. Digital.

Related Monuments/Buildings - none

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