MHG46384 - Alcaig


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Type and Period (1)

  • SMITHY (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (24/04/2003)
NH55NE 157 5676 5720

NH 5532 5571 to NH 5809 5842 An archaeological desk-based assessment and walkover survey were undertaken for a new water pipeline. The following previously unrecorded archaeological sites were revealed:
NH 5676 5720 Alcaig Smithy.
Full report deposited in Highland SMR and the NMRS.
Sponsor: Halcrow Group Ltd.
S Farrell 2002

A roofed smithy is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, Cromartyshire and Nairnshire, Sheet LXXXVIII, 1881).
RCAHMS (SO) 2003 <1>

Information from participant in the Black Isle Heritage Memories project. Site of last known Hannan sawmill. Demolished and replaced with modern housing. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5676 5719 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NH55NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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