MHG57631 - Building/Probable Shieling, Carnoch Farmhouse


Building/Probable Shieling at Carnoch Farmhouse

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING? (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

831 Building/Probable Shieling - NH 24783 51187 A few metres to the south of site 830 this building is on a NE - SW axis measures 4m x 2m internally. The turf and stone banks are 0.2-0.3m in height and grossly bracken covered. <1>

Probable site based on 2009 APs <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 2477 5119 (5m by 5m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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