MHG3616 - Preas Dubh

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Type and Period (1)

  • CORN DRYING KILN (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A cairn 18 ft diameter 2 ft high defaced by a trench from the west side to the centre leaving a horse-shoe shaped mound. Information from A A Woodham to OS 9 August 1963.

This is an old corn-drying kiln.
Visited by OS (N K B) 16 Feburary 1970.

What may be a kiln occupies a rocky outcrop within deciduous woodland at the NE end of Loch Duntelchaig; it measures about 2m from NE to SW by 0.5m transversely within a rubble-walled structure, faced on the inside, some 0.6m in height and spread to about 1.75m in thickness, which is open to the SW.
(USN93 227)
Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 17 November 1992.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6357 3241 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH63SW
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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