MHG60452 - Building and wall - Bad-callda township, Aird Peninsula, Shieldaig
Ruined building and enclosure wall at Bad-callda on Aird Peninsula, Shieldaig
Type and Period (3)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
The area known as the Aird Peninsula, Shieldaig was surveyed by Anne MacInnes and Terry Doe in 2013. The Aird area has been well populated and worked probably in pre clearance times around the 18th century or even before. The building type is typical of this time. The evidence of ports in every area of settlement shows use of the sea for both access and fishing.
An enclosure wall with the footings of a building attached to it. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs <2>
1st Edition OS 6" <3>
Note: Ruined building not visible on aerial photographs so location approximate. (T. Blackie 29/5/19)
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: MacInnes, A.. 2018. Aird Peninsula, Shieldaig. Unaffiliated. Digital. p.5&13.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
- <3> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1881. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8161 5584 (98m by 79m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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