MHG57457 - Probable still bothy Allt na Feithe Riabhaich


Probable still bothy at Allt na Feithe Riabhaich

Type and Period (2)

  • STILLING HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • BOTHY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Allt na Feithe Riabhaich
586 Probable Still Bothy - NH 17442 4555 This sub-rectangular building was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project and is tucked down under a knoll on the west bank of a small tributary stream amid heathery surroundings. The building is cut into the hill-slope on its W side and measure 6m NW-SE x 2.5m internal. The substantial walls are mostly of double faced drystone construction with boulders, to c0.75m diam, incorporated, except for the back W wall which is single faced. The front and end walls stand to c0.6m high and the retaining back wall stands to 0.8m high. The NW corner is recessed and has a curving internal face. The NE wall is lower than the rest and mostly of boulders. The SW wall is rounded in shape. There is an entrance in the E corner of the NE wall with a wing wall extending from the E corner of the entrance down to the burn. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 1743 4856 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH14NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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