MHG28830 - Wester Caulan

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Type and Period (1)

  • DROVE ROAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH63NE 78 From 6775 3701 to 6845 3665

NH 690 380 During January 1996, GUARD undertook a field survey at Drummossie Muir, near Inverness, in advance of proposed developments by the Pig Improvement Company Ltd.
Approximately 40% of the area designated was found to be inaccessible due to forestry or tree-fall. These areas were subsequently checked on aerial photographs at RCAHMS.
S5 NH 6775 3701 - NH 6845 3665 Droveway, leading from the B861 road to NMRS NH63NE 83 and beyond.
Sponsor: Aspinwall & Co Ltd.
K Speller 1996

This is presumably one of the tracks marked on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of 1871. <1>

The above grid reference would have the track ending at Wester Caulon farmstead (MHG28836), to the south of Caulon (MHG14166). On the Ordnance Survey map the track splits and leads to both. <2>


Speller, K, 1996, 'Drummossie Muir (Daviot and Dunlichty parish), field survey'', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1996, p.61, 61 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG2982.


<1> Ordnance Survey, 1871-4, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Inverness (Image/Map). SHG23389.


<2> Tilbury, S, Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer (Verbal Communication). SHG23297.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6774 3701 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH63NE
Civil Parish DAVIOT AND DUNLICHITY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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