MHG57341 - Earthbank/Possible headwall - Corrievuic


Earthbank/Possible headwall north west of the township of Corrievuic

Type and Period (1)

  • HEAD DYKE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

445 Earthbank/Possible headwall - NH 20040 51246 (NE end) On a SW-NE axis to the NW of the main township this turf and stone bank stops abruptly in a peat bog at an altitude of 208m. It takes a sinuous course descending to the SW. It is substantial, 0.7m high and with a spread of 1.5m at this point. There is a bend at NH 19940 51181 after which it is less distinct and follows the course of a small stream southwards for c200m. It was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2001 5122 (41m by 66m)
Map sheet NH25SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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