MHG54374 - Aerial ropeway, Corriefeol


The remains of an aerial cableway crossing a steep ravine.

Type and Period (1)

  • AERIAL ROPEWAY (Modern - 1901 AD? to 2100 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This aerial cableway was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Projectcrosses a steep ravine at an altitude 475m and at the lip of a high shallow NW facing corrie, above and to the south of Corriefeol.

527 Two timber posts with metal fittings are to be seen one on either side of a ravine some 20m deep. The posts are 1.5m in height and roughly 30m apart. The remains of a metal cable between them has fallen into the ravine. Likely to be the remains of an aerial cableway used for transporting deer carcasses <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2136 5018 (34m by 18m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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