MHG57699 - Pond, Inverchoran Farm


Pond at Inverchoran Farm

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description


Buildings, midden, pond, headwall and bridge (891 – 900) - centred on NH 2620 5035 were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. Inverchoran Farm (see MHG50742) is on the west bank of the Allt Gleann Chorainn where the burn emerges from a narrow ravine. It is at the SE corner of a large cultivated area on the valley floor. The majority of the features identified were on the west bank of the burn above and to the south of the farm. The only features on the east bank were a turf and stone bank/a possible headwall (899) and the bridge abutments(900) There has been a good deal of activity at this site over the years and it is presumed that much of the archaeology will have been swept away.

893 Pond - centred on NH 26101 50192 On a NNW/SSE axis and measuring c20 x 15 metres overall, this pond is contained by a 20 metre long bank up to 1.5 metres in height on its NE side. There is a square cutting into the S side of the bank, 2 metres wide with a quite steep face to the NNW, c15 metres from the southern end of the bank. The cutting is at a point above a hollow area below the adjacent track. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

1st Edition OS 6" <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2609 5020 (15m by 26m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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