MHG57408 - Enclosure/pen, Allt an Fhuar Chuill Mhor


A trapezoidal shaped enclosure and a smaller square pen on the south side of the River Meig.

Type and Period (2)

  • PEN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • CAIRN? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Enclosures centred on NH 1205 4785 located S side of the River Meig 300m opposite the settlement of Coire-beithe NH14NW1 were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. They are situated at the S edge of the haugh, near the rise of the hill.

680 (MHG54388) A trapezoidal shaped enclosure straddling a small burn at NH 1205 4785 Low moss covered boulder walls enclosing a maximum area 10m x 8m, up to 0.5m height and 0.75m thick with an entrance at the NE corner.

681 A small roughly square enclosure formed of boulders located 25m SW of the larger enclosure measuring 2m x 2m on a SE facing bank. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 1202 4778 (13m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH14NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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