MHG54010 - Dam, Mount Eagle Forest
Curvilinear earth mound used to dam up a small pond shown on both modern mapping and the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map for this area.
Type and Period (2)
- DAM (19th Century to 20th Century - 1801 AD to 2000 AD)
- POND (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Curvilinear earth mound damming up a small pond with a central opening allowing the egress of water into a channel below the dam; another channel running eastward and ending abruptly appears to allow ingress of water into pond. <1>
The pond is shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey mapping onwards. <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 11.
- <2> SHG23422 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1871-76. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6556 5781 (44m by 34m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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