MHG22272 - Head dyke, Lochcarron
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Type and Period (1)
- HEAD DYKE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
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>
<1> Tilbury, S, Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer (Verbal Communication). SHG23297.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 9007 4035 (1039m by 462m) (Mastermap)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (7)
- Parent of: Shieling hut set into head dyke above Lochcarron ( C) (Monument) (MHG51347)
- Parent of: Shieling hut set into head dyke above Lochcarron (A) (Monument) (MHG51312)
- Parent of: Shieling hut set into head dyke above Lochcarron (B) (Monument) (MHG51346)
- Parent of: Shieling hut set into head dyke above Lochcarron (D) (Monument) (MHG51348)
- Parent of: Shieling hut set into head dyke above Lochcarron (E) (Monument) (MHG51349)
- Parent of: Shieling hut set into head dyke above Lochcarron (F) (Monument) (MHG51350)
- Parent of: Site of building attached to head dyke, Lochcarron (Monument) (MHG43713)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/108713 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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