MHG57585 - Enclosure, Allt Mhic Fannain Strathconon

Summary

Enclosure at Allt Mhic Fannain

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH25SE 17 272 514

A farmstead comprising unroofed building attached to an enclosure, and two other enclosures are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet xcvi), but they are not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1971).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 5 March 1996

Allt Mhic Fannain
Buildings and enclosures - centred on NH 2698 5113. (Nmrs No NH25SE 0017) Within a linear area of 400m length, close to the road and on either side of the Allt Mhic Fannain there are several enclosures, a farmstead, 2 small buildings/possible sheilings and a free standing brick chimney piece (probably contemporary with the timber camp on the east side of the river). They were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project.

1023 Enclosure - NH 27257 51414 (SE corner) Only the NW wall survives as a turf edge, the remainder of this enclosure has been excavated away by a gravel quarry. <1>

1st Edition OS 6" <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 2726 5142 (38m by 12m)
Map sheet NH25SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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