MHG23003 - Farmstead - Glen Orrin


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Type and Period (2)

  • FARMSTEAD (18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD? (at some time) to 1850 AD? (at some time))
  • ENCLOSURE (18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD? (at some time) to 1850 AD? (at some time))

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A farmstead at Glen Orrin.

An unroofed long building of two compartments is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1875-81, sheet xcviii). Only one compartment of the building is shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1992) with a length of wall attached.
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 7 March 1996

The site was visited by Headland Archaeology in 2013 during a walkover survey carried out to inform a proposed extension to the Fairburn Wind Farm. Two enclosures were noted. <1>

The remains of the long building and the enclosures are visible on vertical aerial photographs taken in 2015. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 4159 4996 (171m by 124m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH44NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish URRAY

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