MHG52708 - Ruined Building, Glencansip Lodge

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (Built, 19th Century - 1850 AD to 1850 AD (circa))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of a much ruined building. One gable wall remains standing, albeit in very poor condition. The remainder of the building survives to a few courses but is highly unstable. Internally it has been invaded by vegatation <1>, <2>

Surveyed by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009. This building uses varied rubble, roughly brought to course and bound by a lime mortar. The construction makes use of frequent pinning and checking stones. The building sub-divided into two compartments, with the gables partially preserved. The otherwise ruinous walls are reduced to below cill level and there is no obvious entrance. There is a probable fire place in NW gable. The walls of the building are 0.7m wide, comprising two faces with a rubble core.The structure is aligned NW-SE abutting a dry stone dyke at its SE end. This wall may form enclosure yard tied to building. <3>


<1> Puls, A, Comment by Andrew Puls, HC Archaeologist (Verbal Communication). SHG23286.


<2> Puls, A, Site Visit Photographs (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG23993.


<3> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 69, p.95 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.

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Location

Grid reference NC 11798 22192 (point)
Map sheet NC12SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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