MHG60192 - Building - Slate Quarry, Creag Nam Meall
No summary available.
Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
This roofless, slate-built building measures approximately 10.5 metres in length by approximately 4.5m in width internally with walls 0.7m in thickness and is of drystone construction. There is evidence of at last one window edge and a central entrance on its south east wall. There is evidence of at least one partition wall at its east end.
This building is depicted as roofed on the Ordnance Survey 6-inch map (Inverness-shire (Mainland), surveyed 1870 (published 1873), sheet CLXVI) and on Ordnance survey 6-inch map (Inverness-shire (Mainland), surveyed 1899 (published 1903), sheet CLXVI). It may be that this building is associated with the abandoned slate quarry to the north (MHG50310). The building and Creag nam Meall (Rock of the Hillocks) on which it sits is now in a Forestry Commission plantation.
Visited by RCAHMS (MMD/IA), 30th July 2014.
GIS spatial data created 2019 based on building as seen in aerial photography. <1>
- --- Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 341111.
- --- Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1873-6. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Inverness-shire. Digital.
- --- Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 6 inch map: Inverness-shire. Digital.
- <1> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2013. Getmapping aerial photography 2013. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NN 0661 6395 (9m by 10m)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/341111/glen-righ-creag-nam-meall (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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.