MHG57709 - Cairn with inset Building, Inverchoran Wood (Alternative Inverchoran West)
Cairn with inset Building at Inverchoran Wood (Alternative Inverchoran West)
Type and Period (2)
- CAIRN (Unknown date)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
Inverchoran Wood Alternative Inverchoran West
Cairns, buildings and enclosures (616 – 623) - centred on NH 2532 5045 were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. These sites are situated in the linear strip of ground, which is1.5kms in length, on the south side of the valley floor to the west of Inverchoran. It is mainly grassland and heather and is bounded on the south side by a forest plantation. Aerial photographs of 1947 show that there had been a timber camp at the west end.
618 Cairn with inset Building - at NH 25320 50457 A second large circular cairn of stones c6m in diam, standing to c0.75m high, also with a ‘U’ shaped inset building on its E side, c1.5m diam internal at the rear, and with side walls extending c3m to an open end. The walls of the inset structure are c0.5m high. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M. 2010. Report of Phase Four Strathanmore to Loch Beannacharain: May 2008 - June 2009. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.46/7 Site 618.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2531 5047 (8m by 8m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/308893/inverchoran-wood (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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