MHG49095 - Strathmashie Forest, Tirfadoun South 2
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Type and Period (1)
- FARMSTEAD (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (18/11/2005)
NN59SE 36 5853 9281
The remains of 4 rectangular 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. The northernmost feature consists only of a rectangular slightly sunken area. It measures approximately 7m x 3m. Around 8m to the S is are the remains of a building measuring 9m x 3m. The drystone walls are masked in areas by turf and vegetation cover. South of this building is another, which measures 5m x 2.5m and is defined by shallow turf banks, with occassional stones showing through. To the W of this are the remains of a larger building, 12m x 4m. It is composed of 2 parts, the first measuring 4m x 2.5m and a less-defined section, 9.5m x 4m. A slightly curving dyke extends in a N-S direction for around 20m to the E of the 4 structures.
D Sneddon 2005
<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 276832 (Dataset). SHG24123.
|Grid reference||Centred NN 5853 9280 (20m by 20m)|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/276832 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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