MHG57632 - Enclosure, Carnoch West


Enclosure at Carnoch West

Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

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Carnoch West

Enclosures, building, sheepdip/sheepfold (834 - 836, 838 and 839) - centred on NH 2480 5110 (Nmrs No - NH25SW0011) These features, recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project, are on a steepish south facing slope, to the north of the present road and south of the old road, 824. The site comprises several enclosures a sheepdip and associated enclosures and a building. The area is generally grassy but there is extensive bracken.

838 Enclosure - centred on NH 2482 5108 This is the largest of the enclosures. Oval in shape, it is roughly 200m x 100m and surrounded by a roughly constructed dry stone wall. The wall is largely tumbled but does reach 1m in height in places. The sheepdip and associated enclosures are situated at its north/upper end and the walls are contiguous with one another. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2485 5108 (174m by 144m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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