MHG32440 - DUNKELD - DALNACARDOCH - RUTHVEN - AVIEMORE - INVERNESS MILITARY ROAD
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Type and Period (1)
- MILITARY ROAD (Undated)
- None recorded
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User: Admin, Date: Wed 13 Oct 2004
NH72NE 17 from 7999 2944 to 7974 2999. MR 2 (formerly Lin 501 [part of]).
Having followed the former A9, now an unclassified road, as far as the drive to Tomatin House at NH 798 296, a short stretch is visible beside a field wall. This well-defined section follows a straight course E, heading for the A9, and then disappears near the Allt-na-Frithe.
W Taylor 1976; J and A Baker 1982.
From the Porters Lodge at the entrance to the grounds of Tomatin House, Wade's road heads N through a field under pasture and then disappears in the vicinity of the A9. The route appears to run along the top of a stone dyke as a grass-covered track, both track and stonework being severely eroded and falling into disrepair.
M Logie (Highland Council) 1997; NMRS MS 1007/2.
add to Bibliography
G.R. Curtis 1978-80. 'Roads and bridges in the Scottish Highlands: the route between Dunkeld and Inverness, 1725-1925', Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 110, 475-96. <1>
<1> Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), 2011, Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Strathdearn, Site 29 (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25599.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7983 2970 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||MOY AND DALAROSSIE|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/139374 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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