MHG57630 - Building/Probable Shieling, Carnoch Farmhouse
Building/Probable Shieling at Carnoch Farmhouse
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING? (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)
- None recorded
Carnoch (Alternative name Carnoch Farmhouse)
Buildings/Probable Shielings (825 – 831) - centred on NH 24835 51187 Situated on a SSE facing slope, 400m to the NW of Carnoch Farmhouse the remains of these 7 buildings are on either side of a small stream and range over an altitude from 180m to 200m. They were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. The line of an old road, a large enclosure and a sheepfold/sheepdip are seen just a short distance down the slope. The whole area is quite grassy but threatened with bracken.
830 Building/Probable Shieling - NH 24778 51208 This rectangular building on a SSE - NNW alignment and on the lea side of a spur, measures 10m x 2m internally. It slopes gently towards the south and has well defined walls of stones 0.5-0.8m in thickness and 0.3m in height. The north end of the building is very rounded and the south end defined by a stone edge. There is a possible entrance in the centre of the east wall 0.6m in width. <1>
Probable site 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.36/37 Site 830.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2477 5122 (12m by 12m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/308865/carnoch (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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