MHG59423 - 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 2: orientated E-W and lies approximately 10m to the west of Building 1 (MHG59422). It’s wall footings are up to 0.4m high. <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 2.
- <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 8606 2453 (9m by 6m)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (0)
Comments and Feedback
Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.