MHG54342 - Boundary wall, Rogie
A turf and stone boundary dyke.
Type and Period (2)
- BOUNDARY DYKE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Turf and drystone boundary wall that meets Site 17 at its W end; aligned E-W. 1.4-2.0m spread wide (spread), 0.3-0.6m high.
The bank joins the ditch / bank (Site 17) to west and mostly disappears below a post and wire fence to the east. The wall appears on the 1st edition OS 6-inch map as an enclosure roughly square-shaped. Although degraded at the time of survey, the map evidence shows that the enclosure wall once comprised of the stone/turf bank running N-S in Site 17, and adjoined the sheepfold, Site 16, at its N end and continuing eastward by Site 19. <1><2>
The 1st edition Ordnance Survey map does not seem consistent with the description above or the feature as surveyed. <3><4>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Peteranna, M. 09/2010. Garve to Strathpeffer Water Main Line Renewal: Archaeological Walkover Survey. West Coast Archaeological Services. Digital. Site 20.
- <2> Collection/Project Archive: Peteranna, M. 09/2010. Garve to Strathpeffer Water Main Line Renewal: Archaeological Walkover Survey. West Coast Archaeological Services. Digital. Site 20.
- <3> Verbal Communication: Tilbury, S. Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer.
- <4> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1881. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 4410 5931 (97m by 13m) (Centred)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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