MHG53613 - Pre-clearance crofting house sites and field wallls, Corrimony Estate
A series of pre-clearance crofting house sites and field walls was recorded at this location.
Type and Period (3)
- CROFT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- FIELD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
A series of pre-clearance crofting house sites and field walls exists around NH 373 297, roughly 200m south of New Corrimony, and there are several more croft sites on the eastern side of the river. These include a complex of 3 crofts and a 4th building on a terrace at NH 3623 2715 and a small building at NH 3625/269, as well as various walled or banked boundaries and animal enclosures. These are all regarded as early clearances due to the lack of accompanying place names reported from archival records. <1>
A number of these features were noted during walkover survey. <2>
<1> Lynn, D, 11/2008, The Corrimony estate - a summary of its history and sites from the 1800s until today (Text/Manuscript). SHG24033.
<2> Dagg C, 2000, Corrimony, Proposed (WGS), Features 6 and 8 (Text/Report). SHG21218.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 373 296 (200m by 200m)|
|Civil Parish||URQUHART AND GLENMORISTON|
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