MHG57681 - Buildings, farmstead, Creag Dubh


Buildings, farmstead at Creag Dubh

Type and Period (4)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • FARMSTEAD? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • SHEEP FOLD? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Creag Dubh

Farmstead, buildings and enclosure/possible sheepfold (1002 – 1005) - NH 2796 5176 About 1km to the SSW of the farm at Glenmeinich and on the east side of the river, these structures are at the NE end of a grassy fertile area and were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. There are considerable marshy stretches in the vicinity.

1004 Possible farmstead with enclosure/possible sheepfold - NH 27951 51770 This enclosure is on the top of a knoll and comprises 2 compartments, aligned NE-SW and measuring overall approx 18 x 10m. The remains of the turf and stone walls are 0.2 - 0.4m height and have a 1m spread. The main/N compartment has very rich, black soil and there are 3 pits within it, 2 circular and one rectangular. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 2794 5178 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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