MHG57668 - Building, Balnacraig


Building at Balnacraig

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description


Buildings, possible boundary wall and pit (1052 – 1058) - centred on NH 2925 5329 (Nmrs No - NH25SE 0024) Situated on the valley floor on both banks of the Allt Baille na Creige at the foot of a steep gorge with a waterfall, these sites were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. The surrounding ground is grassy and appears fertile. A new track has recently been constructed and crosses the area. The site comprises 4 buildings, a pit and a wall which seems to contain the site to the base of the hill.

1057 Building - NH 29250 53295 A rectangular building on a spur above the burn at a point where a track bends and enters the forest at a gate. The building is much trampled by deer. It is on a N-S alignment and measures 5.2m x 2.8m although it may have been truncated by the track in its south part. The walls are degraded and irregular. Composed in the main of turf, they are 0.5m in height and have a 1-1.5m spread. <1>

NH 291 532 A rapid walkover survey within Strathconon Estate was undertaken of six areas of woodland. <2>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2923 5331 (2m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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