MHG57536 - Still bothy, Upper Gleann Meinich


Still bothy at Upper Gleann Meinich

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Upper Glen Meinich possible still bothies. These features are in the upper part of the glen above the forest was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project.

942 Still bothy (Figure 13) - NH 21915 55394 This structure is on the south bank of the main burn and close to it but there is also a small side burn coming down from the hill immediately to the west. The building is rectangular and is on an E-W alignment measuring 6.5m x 1.5m internally. It is revetted into the hill slope with a back stone retaining wall which has collapsed. The walls at the side and front are to the original c1m height. Rear upper/SW corner has a perfect semi-circular feature with the back wall intact. The interior is covered with grass and moss. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2014 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2191 5540 (8m by 8m)
Map sheet NH25NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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