MHG18286 - Possible Township, An Lochanach - Tanera More


Farmstead and enclosures, An Lochanach on Tanera More

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

What may be a small township comprising four roofed and three unroofed buildings is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Cromartyshire 1881, sheet iiiA). One roofed and three unroofed buildings and two enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1969).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 25 September 1995

Three structures, an enclosure, turf dykes and several areas of cultivation were recorded over the E end of Tanera More around the possible township of An Lochanach, during a pre-afforestation survey by Headland Archaeology (NMRS MS 899/80, nos.10-15).
L Baker and C Moloney (Headland Archaeology) 24 April 1998; NMRS MS 899/80, nos.10-15

The North of Scotland Archaeological Society surveyed Tanera Mor in October 2007. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>

1st Edition OS 6" <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NB 9980 0688 (119m by 203m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NB90NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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