MHG58624 - Corn Drying Kiln - Garden of Balnagowan House


In the north west of a modern house's garden in a corn drying kiln.

Type and Period (1)

  • CORN DRYING KILN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A desk-based assessment and walkover survey of Cuil, on the shore of Loch Linnhe, Lochaber, was carried out in 2010 by N Malcolm for RCAHMS' 'Scotland's Rural Past Project'. In the north-west corner of a Balnagowan House's garden there was a corn drying kiln. The outer opening of the air vent was visible but not the inner as there was an accumulation of debris within the bowl of the kiln. The lip of the kiln was oriented to the south-west. It was stone lined but largely covered by grass <1> <2>

See HES Canmore record (link below) for photo and plan of the kiln.

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 9770 5557 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM95NE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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