MHG21304 - Ard Ghoibhle

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  • FARMSTEAD (Undated)

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NG85NE 9 886 569

NG 885 570 to NG 888 567 An area of settlement, traditionally associated with a group of proscribed Macgregors. The site is between Allt Mheirliche and Allt Ghoibhle and is heavily infested with bracken. It consists of several buildings and enclosures and a corn-drying kiln. The old track between Doire na Fuaran and Alligin passes through it.
(1) Causeway. (2) Corn-drying kiln built onto the back of the 'barn'. (3) Footings of a drystone feature. (4) L-shaped building with two compartments. (5) Building attached to a kaleyard, which is at right angles to the house. (6) Footings of building. (7) Further W and uphill, perhaps the remains of the head dyke. Within this probable area of cultivation are two enclosures. Clearance cairns. (8) Footings of a building. (9) Enclosure with attached building and clearance cairns outwith the enclosure.
M Macdonald 1995.

A farmstead comprising two unroofed buildings, one of which is attached to an enclosure, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet lxxxi). Four unroofed buildings, one with an attached enclosure, are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1971).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 24 April 1996

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Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8860 5690 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG85NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish APPLECROSS

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