MHG57517 - Building, Strathanmore


Building at Strathanmore

Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Sheepfold, buildings and platform (1042-1044, 1122 and 1129) centred on NH29425 54497 (NH25SE 0016) The settlment of Strathanmore is on the west bank of the River Meig was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. It has a SE facing aspect and is situated at the foot of the Allt an t-Strathain Mhoir on raised ground where the burn emerges onto the valley floor. There are several houses, some of them occupied permanently.

1129 Building - NH 28965 54568 Situated on a steep SE facing slope above Strathanmore at an altitude of 267m the remains of this rectangular structure comprise substantial stone footings. It is aligned NE-SW and measures 7m x 3m overall, 5.5m x 1.3m. It is platformed out at its SW end where the external height is 0.7m, internally the height of the walls is just 0.2m. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2896 5457 (8m by 8m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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