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ID:MHG4405
Type of record:Monument
Name:Raitts Cave Souterrain
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Aerial view of souterrain  © Please contact Highland Council for detailsRaitts Cave (PSAS 5, 1862-4, Plate III)  © Please contact Highland Council for details

Reports

Black and white photograph  © Please contact Highland Council for details (File size: 1345 KB)Colour photograph  © Please contact Highland Council for details (File size: 445 KB)Sites and Monuments Record Card  © Highland Council (File size: 87 KB)Sites and Monuments Record Card  © Highland Council (File size: 26 KB)Report  © Please contact Highland Council for details (File size: 54 KB)Report  © Please contact Highland Council for details (File size: 290 KB)Report  © Please contact Highland Council for details (File size: 124 KB)Report  © Please contact Highland Council for details (File size: 1149 KB)Report  © Please contact Highland Council for details (File size: 125 KB)Report  © Please contact Highland Council for details (File size: 64 KB)Report  © Please contact Highland Council for details (File size: 501 KB)
Grid Reference:NH 7767 0193
Map Sheet:NH70SE
Civil Parish:ALVIE
Geographical Area:BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

Monument Types

Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 925: Lynchat, souterrain 550m WNW of, Kingussie

Scores

  • Survival: VISIBLE FEATURE (>1M (undated)

Other References/Statuses

  • Historic Environment Record: MHG4405
  • NMRS NUMLINK Reference: 14077
  • NMRS Record Details: NH70SE3 LYNCHAT
  • Old SMR Reference Number: NH70SE0003

Full description

Access Audit 62 - HAW 11/2003

NH70SE 3 7767 0193.
Pictish House (NR) OS 6"map, Inverness, 2nd ed., (1903)

A horse-shoe shaped earth-house discovered in 1835. The only significant find reported from it was 'a lock of unusual form, almost destroyed by rust'.
D Brewster 1865.

An earth house, in good condition as planned by Brewster.
Surveyed at 1/2500
Visited by OS (R L) 28 November 1966.

No change.


Raitts Souterrain. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG13107.


Raitts Souterrain. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG13108.


Raitts Souterrain. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG13109.


Raitts Souterrain. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG13110.


Raitts Souterrain. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG13111.


Raitts Souterrain. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG13112.


Raitts Souterrain. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG13113.


Souterrain, 'Raits Cave', Lynchat, interior (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG7430.


Brewster, D, 1865, 'Notice of an artificial cave in the parish of Alvey, Inverness-shire', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 5 1862-4, p.119, 119; plan (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1253.

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