MHG11669 - Bloomery; Loch Unes


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Type and Period (1)

  • IRON WORKING SITE (Early Iron Age to 19th Century - 550 BC? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH89NW 13 814 969.

A bloomery has existed at Loch Unes (NH 814 969) where the slag is partly heavy and partly light. Some has clay attached and in some cases flints are found among the slag.
W I Macadam 1893.

No trace of this bloomery was found around Loch Unes, which is a shallow loch surrounded by forestry.
Visited by OS (J B) 10 December 1980.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8139 9690 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH89NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish GOLSPIE

Finds (1)

  • SLAG (Early Iron Age to 19th Century - 550 BC? to 1900 AD?)

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