MHG4330 - Glendruidh

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Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING? (Undated)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING? (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH64SE 38 6830 4300.

NH 683 430. The crop-mark of a rectangular timber building has been recorded 450m NW of Parks farmhouse; it measures about 30m by 11m and contains slight indications of what may be internal structures. About 15m to the W there is the crop-mark of a sub-rectangular enclosure measuring about 22m by 16m within a narrow ditch.
RCAHMS 1979; Visible on RCAHMS air photograph IN 2644 : flown 1976.

This building could be compared with the Neolithic 'timber hall' excavated at Balbridie (NO 79 NW 16).
G S Maxwell 1978.

Significant archaeological features were not identified in two machine stripped trenches at this site in 1991.
S Carter and C Russell-White 1991.


Maxwell, G S, 1978, 'Air photography and the works of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland', Aerial Archaeol Vol. 2 1978, p.37-44, 44 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG116.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region, 20, No. 131 (Text/Report). SHG2673.


Carter and Russell-White, S and C, 1991, Inverness Southern Distributor (Inverness & Bona parish): pit alignments, timber halls, 41 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG941.


Carter, S. and Russell-White, C J, 1993, The investigation of two cropmark sites near Inverness, 235-7, 240-2 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1686.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6831 4305 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH64SE
Civil Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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