MHG3934 - Hilton Wood

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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH63SE 64 6838 3212.

This farmstead comprises two or possibly three buildings, levelled into the base of a knoll, and two enclosures in an area of scrub woodland. The two best-preserved buildings are set at right angles on the W of the knoll.
The northernmost (USN93 429) measures 9.3m from ESE to WNW by
3.9m transversely within stone footings measuring 0.9m in thickness and 0.3m in height; it has an outshot on the WNW. The S building is 8.1m from NNE to SSW by 4.1m transversely within footings measuring 0.8m in thickness and 0.4m in height. What may be a third building, too wasted to measure, lies to the E of the knoll. Three roofed buildings and an enclosure are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, 1875, sheet xliii).
(USN93 428-9)
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 17 March 1993.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6838 3212 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH63SE
Civil Parish DAVIOT AND DUNLICHITY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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