MHG18285 - Township, Garadheancal - Tanera More


Township, Garadheancal on Tanera More

Type and Period (1)

  • TOWNSHIP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A township comprising fifteen roofed and three unroofed buildings is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Cromartyshire 1881, sheet iiiA). Six roofed and eight unroofed buildings, and a sheepfold of three compartments are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1969).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 25 September 1995

An area of small cairns within a drystone dyke, a short stretch of stone revetment and a 50m stretch of dyke, all within the boundary of Garadheancal township, were recorded during a pre-afforestation survey by Headland Archaeology (NMRS MS 899/80, nos.6-9). The buildings of the township lie to the N of the area designated for planting and were not recorded during the survey.
L Baker and C Moloney (Headland Archaeology) 24 April 1998; NMRS MS 899/80, nos.6-9

NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <1>

1st Edition OS 6" <2>

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Grid reference Centred NB 9939 0711 (374m by 432m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NB90NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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