MHG2959 - Bloomery, Daltullich


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  • BLOOMERY (Undated)

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An iron-smelting site it situated at Daltullich 2 1/2 miles S of Clava on a knoll (24 x 18 ft) c 700 ft above the Nairn river. The Alt Ruadh (Red Burn) flows past the side of it.
The slag is of the older variety, portions of which have been produced from bog iron ore. It is accompanied by quantities of peat charcoal.
W I Macadam 1893.

At NH 7567 4123, on a low nautral knoll adjacent to Allt Ruidhe Moire, within the estate of Daltullich, are pieces of iron slag indicative of an iron-smelting site, probably that mentioned by Macadam.
Visited by OS (N K B) 15 April 1970.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7567 4123 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH74SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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