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?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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)

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 8664 2111 (17m by 17m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH82SE

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