MHG57526 - Building, Lower Gleann Meinich


Building at Lower Gleann Meinich

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Lower Gleann Meinich farmstead and sheepfold (996 – 1000) - centred on NH 2673 5323 - (Nmrs No - NH25SE 0012) This site, recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project is in the lower part of Glen Meinich on the north bank of the river on a gentle slope facing south. It has good relatively fertile ground surrounding but it has been forested; the trees are now felled, but it has been mounded and replanted again. The site comprises 3 buildings a circular sheepfold and an enclosure. A small burn runs through the site.

998 Building - NH 26781 53236 A rectangular building on a N-S alignment, platformed into the slope, and measuring 4.3m x 3m internally. The recessed east wall is a bank of 0.8m height and there is an obvious stone edge in the SW corner supporting the platform. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2677 5325 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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