MHG59456 - Farmhouse garden, Lynmore (West Forregin)
Ruined farmhouse garden at Lynmore (West Forregin)
Type and Period (1)
- GARDEN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
R. Spencer-Jones and M. Marshall of Nosas conducted a field survey around the area of Lynmore and Foregin in 2018.
The settlement of Lynmore (alternative name Wester Forrigen on 1808 estate map) sits on a glacial terrace at an altitude of 390m, overlooking improved ground to the south and a small burn to the east. It comprises a farm building, a steading, an enclosure and a further/?earlier building. All the buildings are roofed on the 1st Edition OS map; a settlement appears on an estate map of 1808 in this location; it is named Wester Forregin.
Garden – approximately 10m SE of the main farm building a rectangular enclosure, 22m by 16.5m, probably represents a previous garden. The enclosure is orientated SE-NW, and open at the NW side. The remaining three sides are represented by 1m spread of low stone and turf walls, up to 0.5m high. The SE wall sits on a constructed stone terrace above the land sloping steeply away to the SE, this stonework best seen at the SW corner. <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.2,3,10 Garden.
- <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 8676 2514 (31m by 26m)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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