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?)
- None recorded
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>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M. 2009. Report of Phase Two Scardroy and Upper Strathconon: May 2007 - December 2007. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p41,42 Site 527.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2136 5018 (34m by 18m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/301898/ (View HES Canmore record for this site)
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