MHG12760 - Rossal

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Type and Period (1)

  • ENCLOSURE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC60SE 3 6852 0353.

(NC 6852 0353) Enclosure (NR)
OS 1:10,000 map, (1970)

An oval enclosure, which has probably been a cattle or sheep-fold. It is oval, measuring 16m E-W by 12m N-S with a probable entrance about 2m wide in the SE. The wall has been of stone but survives as a bank of earth and stone on the south side and as a stony scarp on the north or downhillside. The scarp is about 0.8m high and the bank 2m wide and 0.5m high. Abutting the inside of the scarp on the north side is the outline of a probable rectangular structure 5m by 2m.
Surveyed at 1:2500.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909;

Visited by OS (W D J) 5 July 1963.

Undoubtedly an enclosure abandoned in the 18/19th century.
Revised at 1:10,000.
Visited by OS (J M) 26 September 1980.

Photographed by J Bone in 1998. <2>


AP : Rossal, Rogart. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG13395.


<1> RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Second report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Sutherland, 167, No. 481 (Text/Report). SHG2657.


<2> Bone, J.S., 1998, Rossal NC685 035 (Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Oblique). SHG10970.


<2> Bone, J.S., 1998, Rossal NC685 035 (Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Oblique). SHG10971.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 6852 0352 (60m by 60m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC60SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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