MHG45703 - Ledbeg

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Type and Period (1)

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC21SW 20 2466 1344

NC 2466 1344: Mound, grass-covered, 50m in diameter surrounded by wall; associated with a rectangular enclosure. A grass-covered curving wall 30 x 50m by 0.3m high(NC 2496 1336).
R Mercer, Ledmore Survey nos.8, 15 1978.

Abandoned early modern land use.
Visited by OS (NKB) 1 September 1980

What may be a field-system comprising two incomplete, conjoined enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet lxxxii). Some lengths of wall are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1967).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 19 September 1995

The remains of a field system comprising a turf bank which surrounds the north, south and east sides of a grassy knoll. The bank is aligned N-S and stands up to 0.3m high with no discernible entrance. <1>


<1> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 26, p.76 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 2465 1344 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC21SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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