MHG54005 - Quarry, Mount Eagle Forest
A quarry, shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map. A borrow pit was recorded during field survey.
Type and Period (1)
- QUARRY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
A small, disused quarry or borrow pit on the north eastern edge of the unclassified road running along the southern edge of the survey area. It opens to the southwest, in the direction of the road. This site matches a feature on the 6-inch 1st Edition OS map and is marked as a quarry on the 25-inch 1st Edition OS map16. It was a likely source of building material, probably for the Roskill and Auchterflow farmsteads.
It is covered with shrub and felled trees. <1><2>
- <1> SHG24960 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Fraser, L and Peteranna, M. 04/2010. Mount Eagle Forest, Black Isle: Archaeological Landscape Survey. Ross and Cromarty Archaeological Services. 04/05/10. Digital. Site 2.
- <2> SHG23422 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1871-76. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6457 5731 (64m by 56m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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