MHG13109 - Ledmore
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Type and Period (1)
- FIELD SYSTEM (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Field System. Grass cover. Elevation: 152m (500') OD. NC 248 125. <1>
Visited by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009. Situated in heather moorland, enclosed by two earthen banks are areas of improved ground. The most westerly enclosure is sub-rectangular with its SW end truncated by the road. It is 100m long, aligned NNE-SSW, with a subdivision running N/S across its eastern side. The eastern enclosure is L-shaped, 50m long, aligned NE/SW with a subdivision running N/S through its W side. Both enclosures have overgrown earthen banks which are 2m wide and up to 1m high. There are no obvious entrances to either enclosure although there are a number of eroded/damaged areas on both. <2>
<1> Mercer, R. J. & Howell, J.M., 1980, Archaeological field survey in northern Scotland, 1976-1979, 11 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG2510.
<2> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 101, p.114 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Mercer, R. J. & Howell, J.M.. 1980. Archaeological field survey in northern Scotland, 1976-1979. University of Edinburgh. 30/01/1980. Paper and Digital. 11.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Cavers, G & Hudson, G. 05/2010. Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish. AOC Archaeology Group and Historic Assynt. 01/08/2010. Digital. 101, p.114.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 2484 1254 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
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