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Name:Measured survey - Kirkan deserted farmstead, Contin
Organisation:North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS)
Date:Oct 2014


A measured survey of the deserted farmstead of Kirkan, Contin, was carried out by members of NoSAS in 2014. As well as surveying the known buildings, two additional buildings, one of which was round, were found just to the west of the main farmstead complex. <1>

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General view of farmstead from the west (photo by Meryl Marshall)  © Meryl MarshallMain building from SW (photo by Meryl Marshall)  © Meryl MarshallThe 2 byres from NW (photo by Meryl Marshall)  © Meryl MarshallBuilding A from S (photo by Meryl Marshall)  © Meryl MarshallPossible structure B from W with farmstead behind (photo by Meryl Marshall)  © Meryl Marshall


Fieldwork report  © Elizabeth Blackburn and Meryl Marshall (File size: 1966 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NH 3674 6957 (37m by 33m)
Map Sheet:NH36NE
Civil Parish:CONTIN
Geographical Area:ROSS AND CROMARTY

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Blackburn, E. & Marshall, M.. 2014. Kirkan Enclosure and Farmstead. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. . Digital.

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MHG56862Building - Kirkan deserted farmstead, Contin (Monument)
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MHG8328Kirkan (Monument)

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