MHG33755 - Easter Balmungie - Rosemarkie


Easter Balmungie near Rosemarkie

Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A farmstead comprising four roofed buildings and two enclosures is depicted on the OS 1st Edition Map.

J Aitken: 24/08/04

“The lands of Balmongie with the mill of Rosemarky” 1567.
G. Baile-Mhungaidh, possibly Mungo’s stead, but more probably from mong, mongach, a plant name ; mongach measca glosses “sumprionica,” and is rendered mugwort by O’Reilly ; mng mhear is explained as hemlock.* *Arch f. Celt. Lex. I. 3, pp. 336, 344 <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2016 aerial photographs. <2>

1st Edition OS 6" <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7412 6000 (97m by 91m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH76SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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