MHG57701 - Building, Inverchoran Farm


Building at Inverchoran Farm

Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (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.

895 Building - NH 26122 50237 To the NE of previous feature. The building is on a WSW/ENE axis and measures 4.20 x 2.40 metres internally. The remains of the stone walls are up to 0.3-0.4m high and 0.8m thick. There is an entrance in the ENE corner, 0.90 metres wide. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2613 5023 (8m by 8m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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