MHG51299 - Trackway through Glen Carron to New Kelso

Summary

Trackway that formed part of the main route through Glen Carron until the main road was built in 1819.

Type and Period (2)

  • TRACKWAY (Medieval to 21st Century - 1058 AD to 2100 AD)
  • ROAD (In use, Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1819 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A local researcher, Paul Swan, provided information about this trackway, which would have been part of the main route up Glen Carron until the Parlimentary road was built in the early years of the 19th century. <1> The photo is looking south east toward New Kelso. <2>

The road is depicted on Frederick Carrington's map of 1846, an extract of which was sent in by Mr Swan. <3>


<1> Swan, P, 2008-9, Correspondence from Paul Swan regarding several sites in the Lochcarron area (Text/Correspondence). SHG23871.


<2> Swan, P, 2008-11, Photographs of various HER sites submitted by Paul Swan (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG23809.


<3> Carrington, F, 1846, Extract from Frederick Carrington's 1846 map (Image/Map). SHG23873.

Sources/Archives (3)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 93850 43575 (2470m by 2356m) (Approximate)
Map sheet NG94SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHCARRON

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