MHG53425 - Farmstead, north bank of Allt Neacrath
Two buildings depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of which one still stands as a ruin.
Type and Period (1)
- FARMSTEAD (Built, 18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD? to 1876 AD (at some time))
- None recorded
A walkover survey in August 2009 identified the standing remains of a long building, aligned approximately N-S and located immediately north of the forest boundary fence and corresponding to the larger building recorded on the 1st edition OS map. This is built of mortared rubble and consists of two compartments. There is no trace of the smaller building which appears to have been located to the south of this. The grassy area adjacent to the buildings on the terrace above the stream is likely to have been cleared of stones and cultivated. <1>
Photos of the building, following forestry clearance, were submitted in 2010 in support of a planning application for the erection of a new house on the site. <2>
- <1> SHG24673 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Dagg, C. 08/2009. Kyllachy Woodlands Scheme 1: Craig Morile, Strathdearn, Inverness-shire - Archaeological Evaluation. Unaffiliated. Digital. Site 7.
- <2> SHG26488 Image/Photograph(s): MacLeod, G.. 2010. Photographs of ruined farmstead, north bank of Allt Neacrath. Colour. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 79436 28334 (25m by 45m) (Centred)|
|Civil Parish||MOY AND DALAROSSIE|
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