MHG49090 - Strathmashie Forest, Tirfadoun South 1

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Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (16/11/2005)
NN59SE 35 5856 9286

The scant remains of a number of structures were recorded here during a detailed desktop and walkover survey of Strathmashie Forest ahead of a proposed heritage trail. Enough archaeological features were found to make the trail worthwhile. All the structures are on the N side of a modern track. The northernmost structure is rectangular and measures around 10m x 4.5m. Only occasional stone is visible through the turf covering and no entrance is apparent. Just to the E is a well-defined rectangular hollow, 3m x 4.5m. It appears to have been cut into the ground. To the S are two other structures. One is rectangular and measures 4m x 2.5m. Just to the E is a curvilinear feature defined by a turf and moss-covered bank with occasional stone visible. The features of this group could be interpreted as a small farmstead, comprising two buildings, an enclosure and a small hollow that may have been a storage area.
D Sneddon 2005


<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 276775 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NN 5856 9286 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NN59SE
Civil Parish LAGGAN
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

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