MHG55067 - Site of curling pond, Broad Wood, Maryburgh


The site of a curling pond depicted on 1st and 2nd edition Ordnance Survey mapping.

Type and Period (1)

  • CURLING POND (Constructed, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1876 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Ordnance Survey 1st and 2nd edition maps record the presence of a rectangular curling pond, aligned NW-SE, just east of the route of an overhead power line. <1>-<3>

There was no visible evidence for the curling pond at the location previously recorded on the Ordnance Survey map. The area was covered in woodland which limited visibility, a number of highland cattle were being kept in the wooded area and the animals had badly churned up the ground. <3>

This site now lies beneath houses and gardens at the end of Birch Drive. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5370 5636 (47m by 35m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH55NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

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