MHG58674 - Ruined Building - Braigh Horrisdale


A ruined building visible on OS mapping and aerial photography.

Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A roofed building and two large enclosures are depicted here on the 1st and 2nd edition of the OS 6-inch map. <1> <2>

The ruins of a rectangular building on the N side of the Abhainn Braigh Horrisdale, 110m NW of a possible shieling hut (MHG21194), is visible in aerial photography captured 1999-2001 and 2009, and was also photographed by RCAHMS (RCAHMSAP 2009). <3> <4>

See link below to HES Canmore record for aerial photo.

GIS spatial data created 2018 based OS Master Map.<5>

Sources/Archives (5)



Grid reference Centred NG 8138 6931 (16m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG86NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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