MHG52500 - Site of smithy, Mardon House, Nairn

Summary

The site of a smithy depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1869.

Type and Period (2)

  • SMITHY (Extant, 19th Century to 20th Century - 1801 AD? to 1970 AD? (between))
  • BLACKSMITHS WORKSHOP (Extant, 19th Century to 20th Century - 1801 AD? to 1970 AD? (between))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A smithy is depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1869. It was demolished before the 1960s but metal objects including horse shoes are often still found in the locality. <1>

Possible areas of burning and ashy/charcoal deposits were uncovered during topsoil stripping on land to the south. These may be associated with this site. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 84932 54546 (28m by 16m) (Approximate)
Map sheet NH85SW
Civil Parish NAIRN
Geographical Area NAIRN

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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