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)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 6556 5781 (44m by 34m)
Map sheet NH65NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish KNOCKBAIN

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