MHG24935 - Ruigh-Aiteachain


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Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NN 84723 92338
500m to the south of the main group of buildings. Rectangular structure on N-S axis, measuring internally 10m x 2.5m. Defined by linear earth banks, more substantial at the north end where they are 0.2-0.3m in height, 1m in width and heather covered, but much lower at the south end where they are grassy.
M. Marshall - June 2003

NN89SW 5 8471 9233
A building, situated near an unnamed burn, was noted during a pre-afforestation survey by J Wordsworth (NMRS MS 961/2). It measures 12m from N to S by 4m with low turf walls surviving as low linear mounds 1.5m wide and 0.5m high.
J Wordsworth 1996; NMRS MS 961/2

NN 8471 9233 ?Turf-walled longhouse 12 x 4m.
Sponsor: Wills Woodland Trust.
J Wordsworth 1997

This site was visited during a walkover survey in March and April 2011. See the linked event (EHG3560) to download the survey report. <1><2>

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Grid reference Centred NN 8470 9233 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN89SW
Civil Parish ALVIE

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