MHG26652 - Earthwork - Donaldston, Wester Lovat Farm


Sunken earthwork by Wester Lovat Farm

Type and Period (2)

  • EARTHWORK (Undated)
  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Inverness Field Club, led by Donald Coghill, surveyed a number of sites in the Aird area between 1987 and 1989. Wester Lovat Farm. Sunken area in field, 26 yards wide at the east end but wider at the west end at roadside. It is 56 yards long on the top and south side. It was the site of a cottage in 19th and early 20th Centuries and is now a stone dump. It appears to have been originally for some other purpose. The site is called Donaldston, a name which first appears not later than 1325. <1>

1st Edition OS 6" <2>

NGR adjusted based on 2015 aerial photographs. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NH 5427 4560 (103m by 130m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54NW
Civil Parish KIRKHILL
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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