MHG14513 - Badan Dubh
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Type and Period (1)
- TOWNSHIP (Undated)
- None recorded
The site was probably planted in 1963, only being 'rediscovered' when a new forestry road was put in 1995 (information from Edwin Wakeling).
Visited 26/5/96 by Ann Wakeling
Created automatically by NMRS Register Utility
User: Admin, Date: Fri 10 Mar 2000
NH80SW 42 centred on 832 008
A township comprising five unroofed buildings, an enclosure and a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1873, sheet lxxxviii). Four unroofed buildings, an enclosure and some lengths of boundary wall are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1994).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 17 July 1996
NH 832 009 Widening of commercial forestry access necessitated the destruction of a dyke close to a depopulation site. Though in a ruinous state, sections through the dyke suggested a construction of turf and stone, with a narrow, paved path on the side of the dyke facing away from the settlement. Two pieces of glazed ceramic underlying the tumble on the settlement side of the dyke give a late 18th century date. A report has been deposited in the Highland SMR. Sponsor: Forest Enterprise. <1> <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Robins, G.. 1995. Badan Dubh near Kincraig Badenoch and Strathspey: Archaeological Watching Brief. North Highland Archaeology. . Digital (scanned as PDF).
- <2> Text/Publication/Article: Robins, G. 1995. 'Badan Dubh (Kingussie & Insh parish), depopulation dyke', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1995, p.38. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 38. 38.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8320 0090 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||KINGUSSIE AND INSH|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/115913 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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