MHG3913 - Ruthven


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Type and Period (1)

  • TOWNSHIP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Renumbered from NH62NW0030B
JHooper, 13/12/2002
NH62NW 31 6015 2705.

This township comprises about twenty buildings in three clusters in the vicinity of Ruthven farmsteading, and extends over a distance of about 600m from NNE to SSW. Whilst several of the buildings were still roofed on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1875, sheet xxx), they had all been abandoned by 1905 (Inverness-shire 1905, sheet xxx). General Roy's map depicts a settlement at about this location (Roy 1747-55).
The three clusters are centred at the following

31.01 NH 6002 2675 Buildings; Enclosures (USN93 353-61)
31.02 NH 6017 2705 Buildings, Ecnlosure (USN93 295-9, 350-2)
31.03 NH 6019 2723 Buildings; Ecnlosures (USN93 362-4)

Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 19 March 1993.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6014 2705 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH62NW
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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