MHG57711 - Building/Possible Shieling, Inverchoran Wood (Alternative Inverchoran West)


Building/Possible Shieling at Inverchoran Wood (Alternative Inverchoran West)

Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • SHIELING? (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

619 Building/Possible Shieling - at NH 24864 50610 The low moss covered stone footings of a small sub rectangular building, c3m E-W x 2m internal, set close to a small burn. Large boulders are either dumped or tumbled inside the structure. Walls c1m spread, standing 0.3m high. No sketch, 1 photo <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 2485 5062 (5m by 5m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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