MHG54006 - Quarry, Mount Eagle Forest

Summary

Small disused quarry recorded during field survey.

Type and Period (1)

  • QUARRY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small, disused quarry or borrow pit, which is currently being used as a dump. It is situated within tall shrub and grass vegetation, surrounded by a post and wire fence. Situated nearby to a drystone dyke running along the southern edge of the survey area and to a ruinous drystone building, it was probably utilised for post-Medieval drystone dyke construction or other agricultural or domestic buildings for the local farms at Auchterflow. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference NH 65123 57469 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NH65NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish KNOCKBAIN

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