MHG24678 - Enclosure - Allt na Fainich (Seileach Mor)


Enclosure at Allt na Fainich (Seileach Mor)

Type and Period (1)

  • ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH45SW 5 4126 5398

An enclosure is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet lxxxvii) and on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1971).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 7 March 1996.

In the upper reaches of the Allt na Fainich at an altitude of 170m on an east facing slope, this enclosure was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. A sheepfold (215) to the east indicate that the area has been used for sheep rearing.

222 Enclosure NMRS No - NH45SW 005 - NH 41273 53965 This enclosure is c.60m square. It is surrounded by ruined dry stone walls to a height of between 0.6-1m. Grass and bracken covered <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 4126 5397 (77m by 71m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH45SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish URRAY

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