MHG54077 - Orchard, Newton, Avoch
An orchard is marked in this position on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map. The footings of the boundary walls are still visible.
Type and Period (1)
- ORCHARD (19th Century to 20th Century - 1801 AD to 2000 AD)
- None recorded
An orchard is shown in this location on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map. Not marked as such but still visible on 2nd edition. <1><2>
Information from participants in the Black Isle Heritage Memories project. The footings are still visible and members of the group remember gathering ‘Greengages’ (soft fruits) here in the 1940s – 1950s. The site contains the footings of what may be a building. <3>
- <1> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1871-76. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital.
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1904. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital.
- <3> Text/Report: McCullagh, C. 09/2010. Black Isle Heritage Memories: Remembering your Community Avoch, Culbokie and Tore. Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). Yes. Digital. A27.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7075 5559 (72m by 73m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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