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ID:MHG4332
Type of record:Monument
Name:Corrieyairack Pass, General Wade's Military Road (general)
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Grid Reference:NN 4240 9845
Map Sheet:NN49NW
Civil Parish:BOLESKINE AND ABERTARFF
Civil Parish:LAGGAN
Geographical Area:BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Geographical Area:INVERNESS

Monument Types

Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 6143: Corrieyairack Pass, military road, Connachie Burn to Culachy; Scheduled Monument 6142: Corrieyairack Pass, military road, Black Burn to Connachie Burn; Scheduled Monument 6129: Corrieyairack Pass, military road, Melgarve to Allt Ruadh; Scheduled Monument 6128: Corrieyairack Pass, military road, Allt Ruadh to watershed; Scheduled Monument 6140: Corrieyairack Pass, military road, watershed to Allt Lagan a'Bhainne; Scheduled Monument 6141: Corrieyairack Pass, military road, Allt Lagan a'Bhainne to Black Burn

Other References/Statuses

  • Historic Environment Record: MHG4332
  • NMRS NUMLINK Reference: 72371
  • Non-Statutory Register (V)
  • Old SMR Reference Number: NN49NW0003

Full description

Thumbnail Photo - shows beginning of Corrieyairack Pass at Drumnin.

Access to Archaeology Audit - See Assoc. Docs. File
J Aitken : 15/3/03
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General record for Wade's Military Road over the Corrieyairack. It is scheduled in 6 sections, and some bridges are also listed. For individual features and sections see 'children' records.

The scheduled part runs from NN46294 96104 (south) to NH 37409 06187 (north). SMR Grid Refs represent the southern end of the section in each case.:

NN49NE0002 Melgarve to Allt Ruadh (HS 6129)
NN49NW0005 Allt Ruadh to Watershed (HS 6128)
NH49NW0006 Watershed to Allt Lagan a Bhainne (HS 6140)
NH30SE0010 Allt Lagan a Bhainne to Black Burn (HS 6141)
NH30SE0011 Black Burn to Connachie Burn (HS 6142)
NH30NE0062 Connachie Burn to Culachy (HS 6143)

John Wood
4/8/2000

Updated and corrected by JW 16/1/01

Historic Scotland has awarded an Ancient Monuments Grant to the Speyside Trust for the repair and maintenance of this road. A condition of the grant is that a photographic record is made of the areas in question before, during and after the works. This is to be submitted to Historic Scotland, the NMRS and the HER. <1><2>

Part of the stretch between Connachie Burn to Culachy was surveyed in 2013 by West Coast Archaeological Services in advance of a woodland creation scheme. <3>


<1> Historic Scotland, 15-06-2009, Ancient Monuments Grants: Corrieyairack Pass, Military Road, Laggan to Fort Augustus (Text/Correspondence). SHG24297.


<2> The Strathspey and Badenoch Herald, 01/07/2009, Work starts to save Corrieyairack Pass (Text/Publication/Article/Newspaper Article). SHG24437.


<3> Birch, S., 2013, Woodland Planting Scheme: Archaeological desk-based assessment and walkover survey: Culachy Estate - Fort Augustus, Highland (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG25914.

Related Monument/Building records

MHG17530Parent of: Corrieyairack Pass, Allt Lagan a Bhainne to Black Burn (Monument)
MHG24785Parent of: Corrieyairack Pass, Allt Ruadh To Watershed (Monument)
MHG17531Parent of: Corrieyairack Pass, Black Burn-Connachie Burn (Monument)
MHG4651Parent of: Corrieyairack Pass, Bridge Over Allt Feith A Mhoraire, Melgarve (Monument)
MHG17520Parent of: Corrieyairack Pass, Connachie Burn to Culachy (Monument)
MHG4667Parent of: Corrieyairack Pass, Drummin Bridge Over Caochan Riabhach Burn, Melgarve (Monument)
MHG17532Parent of: Corrieyairack Pass, General Wade's Military Road, Watershed to Allt Lagan a'Bhainne (Monument)
MHG14501Parent of: Corrieyairack Pass, Melgarve-Allt Ruadh (Monument)
MHG15512Parent of: Corrieyairack Pass, Uchdachan Bridge (Monument)

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EHG3840DBA and walkover survey - Culachy Estate Woodland Planting Scheme (Ref:CUE13)

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