MHG59422 - Building, Inchtomich, (Bogbain Burn)
Ruined building, Inchtomich, (Bogbain Burn)
Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
An L-shaped building, surrounded by the fainter remains of further sub-rectangular buildings. There may also be buildings hidden in the trees. A wall runs out of the settlement to form a large enclosure.
Information from R.B. Gourlay, 1/2/86
Inchtomich - alternative name Inchtomach. R. Spencer-Jones and M. Marshall of Nosas conducted a field survey around the area of Lynmore and Foregin in 2018. Six buildings are situated on a series of three connected knolls, probably an eschar, lying to the west of marshland. Two of these buildings form an L shape and were identified on a 1986 aerial photograph (AP). An 1808 estate map gives the name Inchtomich to five buildings at this site, and the 1st Edition OS map has Inchtomach with 2 roofed buildings and two ruined buildings. Steeply sided scoops in the SW and W of this eschar probably represent quarries associated with the construction of the Highland Railway, 1896-8, which runs 35m to the south.
Building 1 is a long rectangular structure, orientated E-W, recessed into the N side of the eastern knoll. The structure is recessed into the hillside, with the E & W ends being faced with courses of stone. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2015 aerial photographs <2>
1st Edition OS 6" <3>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Spencer-Jones, R. & Marshall, M.. 2018. Field Survey of Lynmore and Foregin. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.8-10 Building 1.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2015. Getmapping aerial photography 2015. XY
- <3> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1873-6. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Inverness-shire. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8608 2453 (14m by 9m)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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