MHG22272 - Head dyke, Lochcarron


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Type and Period (1)

  • HEAD DYKE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

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NG84SE 9 8992 4027

A single unroofed building attached to the head-dyke of the crofting township of Lochcarron is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, 1880, sheet cxi), but it is not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1972).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 7 May 1996.

Several roofed buildings are attached to the head-dyke on the 1st edition 6 inch and 25 inch Ordnance Survey maps, some of which are also depicted on later maps. Six of these have been identified on the ground by a local researcher, Paul Swan (see related records). <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 9007 4035 (1039m by 462m) (4 map features)
Map sheet NG94SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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