MHG13331 - Ironstone mine, Dunviden
Blaeu's atlas of 1654 shows iron mining and iron working in this general area. The source of this particular record is not known.
Type and Period (1)
- IRONSTONE MINE (Undated)
- None recorded
The original source of this HER record is not known. However a website user, Mark Stevens, notes that the Blaeu map of StrathNaver (from Atlas Novus c.1642) indicates that iron was mined and worked in this general area: "Mynes of Yron". West of Skail he writes on the map ''Heir is Yron Made'' South west from Skail is Beinn Stumanadh. Pont writes on his map '' Bin Staominy whair is had Iron oare''. <1><2>
The record has been plotted centrally within the grid square NC 72 52, but given the name of this record, Dunviden, the assigned location may be an error. <3>
- <1> Text/Correspondence: Stevens, M. 06/2011. Email correspondence between Mark Stevens and Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer. Yes. Digital.
- <2> Text/Publication/Volume: Blaeu, J (ed). 1654. Blaeu Atlas of Scotland. Digital.
- <3> Verbal Communication: Tilbury, S. Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer. 15/06/2011.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 72 52 (1000m by 1000m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- http://maps.nls.uk/atlas/blaeu/index.html (Blaeu's Atlas of Scotland 1654 in NLS digital map library)
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