MHG55895 - Farmstead - Sand, Gairloch
A group of ruined buildings and enclosures representing a possible pre-crofting farmstead was noted at Sand, Gairloch, during a walkover survey in 2008 prior to an OHL replacement scheme.
Type and Period (2)
- FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A group of ruined buildings and enclosures representing a possible pre-crofting farmstead was noted at Sand, Gairloch, during a walkover survey in 2008 by C Dagg prior to an OHL replacement scheme between Aultbea and Dundonnell. A new pole for the OHL was proposed to be sited in the centre of this group but not within any of the features. <1> For the crofting settlement see MHG21644.
A walk over survey of the Sand area was undertaken by Macinnes. A, in 2012.
Site 27. Footings of building with two compartments and attached enclosure. <2>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <3>
2nd Edition OS 6" <4>
- <1> Text/Report/Environmental Statement: Dagg, C. & Ash Design & Assessment. 2008. Aultbea to Dundonnell 33kV Overhead Distribution Line Upgrade: Environmental Statement: Vol 1: Written Statement: Chapter 6 Cultural Heritage. ASH Design and Assessment. . Digital. p.87 Site 4.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: MacInnes, A.. 2013. Ruins of Sand Passage. Anne MacInnes. Digital. p.11 Site 27.
- <3> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
- <4> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1904. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 9037 9109 (21m by 25m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (2)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/105111 (Link to HES Canmore record)
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