MHG20851 - Building - Cambuscurrie Wood, Morangie Forest


Ruined building - Cambuscurrie Wood

Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • STRUCTURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An unroofed building and an unroofed structure are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire and Cromartyshire 1881, sheet xli), but they are not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1992).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 1 April 1996

In August 2015, a walkover survey was undertaken in Morangie Forest, Edderton by Anne Coombs on behalf of the Forestry Commission Scotland to identify and demarcate archaeological sites in advance of pre-thinning operations.

A long building lies to the NE of the unroofed structure (see MHG20851). It is c.12m N-S by c.4.5m wide with walls c.1m wide and c.0-60m high. It is covered with vegetation and some small deciduous trees. The settlement is recorded as an unroofed building from the time of the 1st Edition Survey up to and including the OS Six inch 1888-1913 maps. <1>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so approximate NGR and dimensions copied from 1st Edition OS 6". <2> (T. Blackie 12/10/21)

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 7335 8359 (5m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish TAIN

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