MHG57526 - Building, Lower Gleann Meinich
Building at Lower Gleann Meinich
Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
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>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M. 2010. Report of Phase Four Strathanmore to Loch Beannacharain: May 2008 - June 2009. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.24 Site 998.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2677 5325 (6m by 6m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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