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Type of record:Monument
Name:Channels, Ford of Conon


Possibly constructed channels.

Grid Reference:NH 5364 5504
Map Sheet:NH55NW
Civil Parish:FODDERTY
Geographical Area:ROSS AND CROMARTY

Monument Types

  • FERRY CROSSING? (Early Medieval to 19th Century - 561 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • WATER CHANNEL? (Early Medieval to 19th Century - 561 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Other References/Statuses

  • Historic Environment Record: MHG55061

Full description

Possibly constructed channels associated with a ford over River Conon. It is suggested that these were the means by which ferries could have operated across the "ford".
This site is thought to be associated with a possible early medieval routeway (see MHG54596). Information supplied by Cait McCullagh and Allan Mackenzie as part of the Roads Through Ross project. <1>

<1> MacKenzie, A and McCullagh, C, 06/2011, Roads Through Ross Project: Summary of Possibly Associated Features and Relationships (Dataset). SHG25437.

Related Monument/Building records

MHG54956Related to: Possible early roadway, Tarradale to Tain (Monument)

Related Investigations - none

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