MHG57634 - Boulder wall, Carnoch West


Boulder wall at Carnoch West

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Carnoch West
Enclosures, building (MSG50743), 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.

834 Wall - NH 24735 51227 A 7m length of wall made up of large boulders (0.7m diameter). The wall is 0.5m in height and 1m in thickness, its purpose is unknown. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 2473 5124 (8m by 2m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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