MHG51130 - Remains of stackyard and enclosure at Croft 5, Balmeanach

Summary

Remains of a stackyard and an attached enclosure which form part of an abandoned farmstead.

Type and Period (2)

  • STACK YARD (Constructed, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1879 AD (at some time))
  • ENCLOSURE (Constructed, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1879 AD (at some time))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A stackyard with an attached enclosure was recorded during a field survey of a proposed new house site. Two stone-based stack stands lie in the north-west corner of the stackyard. An evaluation trench (Trench Hin.04) placed close to the north-west corner of the house failed to identify the stackyard enclosure wall, which was seen to end 2 meters from the house. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 41253 58543 (20m by 30m) (Centred)
Map sheet NG45NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SNIZORT

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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