MHG25009 - Farmhouse - Crask
Ruined farmhouse and possible midden pit - Crask
Type and Period (2)
- FARMHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- MIDDEN? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
Footings of rectangular building, shown on the OS 1st edition map. A track runs from here to South Inchluin, NH82SE0021.
Information from Ann Wakeling, 8/12/99
A project to survey and record archaeological features at Inverlaidnan and Sluggan (originally named Inchluin) was undertaken by NOSAS members in 2018
Crask - This farmstead is located in heathery moorland c.1km SW of Sluggan Bridge and 100m east of the access bridge to Inverlaidnan. It comprises the remains of a building with a possible midden and an improved area of ground with possible remnants of lazy beds.
Site 76 Building. This rectangular building is aligned E-W and measures 16m x 3.5m internally. The turf covered stone footings are just 0.2m high and have a thickness of 0.7m. There is an entrance in the south wall 0.5m width; a scoop roughly 4m in diameter in front of this entrance may be a midden pit. <1>
1st Edition OS 6" <2>
Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location approximate. (T. Blackie 12/8/19)
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M.. 2019. Inverlaidnan and Sluggan/Inchluin, near Carrbridge, Inverness-shire: The Report of a Project to Identify, Survey and Record Archaeological Remains in 2018. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.31 Site 76. XY
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1873-6. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Inverness-shire. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8664 2111 (17m by 17m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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