MHG28019 - Fanblair

Summary

A building, possibly constructed of turf on stone footings, which was probably once part of the Fanblair Estate.

Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH53NW 69 5103 3660

A building, lying to the E of the ditch that runs along the N side of Blairmore, was recorded during a pre-afforestation survey by J Wordsworth (NMRS MS 9961/9, no.6). The building measures 15m by 4m and was possibly of turf construction on a stone footing. As the building lies to the W of the march dyke of Blairmore it must have originally been part of Fanblair. It is not depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1875, sheet xviii).
J Wordsworth 15 December 1995; NMRS MS 961/9, no.6

No remains were detected during a walkover survey in August 2008, which was inhibited by vegetation growth. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 5103 3660 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH53NW
Civil Parish KILTARLITY AND CONVINTH
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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