MHG52708 - Ruined Building, Glencansip Lodge
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Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Built, 19th Century - 1850 AD to 1850 AD (circa))
- None recorded
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> Verbal Communication: Puls, A. Comment by Andrew Puls, HC Archaeologist.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s): Puls, A. Site Visit Photographs. Colour. . Digital.
- <3> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Cavers, G & Hudson, G. 05/2010. Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the parish. AOC Archaeology Group and Historic Assynt. 01/08/2010. Digital. 69, p.95.
|Grid reference||NC 11798 22192 (point)|
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