MHG60816 - Enclosure, Old House of Inverlaidnan - Duthil and Rothiemurchus


Enclosure surrounding the ruins of the Old House of Inverlaidnan in Duthil and Rothiemurchus

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  • ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

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Schedule: described as upstanding ruins of C18 Laird's House - HAW 11/2003

NH82SE 5 8619 2145.
NH 8610 2145. The ruins shown on the 1/10,000 sheet (OS 1/10,000 map, 1975) are those of the old House of Inverlaidnan, where Prince Charles Edward stayed a night in the spring of 1746.
Information contained in letter from D C Murray, Tighandallan House, Evanton, Ross and Cromarty to OS, 23 January 1978.

A project to survey and record archaeological features at Inverlaidnan and Sluggan (originally named Inchluin) was undertaken by NOSAS members in 2018.

Site 17B. The Enclosure surrounding the House. This enclosure is sub-rectangular aligned NNE-SSW and measures 38m(42m) x 68m(62m). The turf and stone banks are generally up to 0.6m in height and have a spread of 1-1.5m. There are two parallel banks on the NNW side which are much more substantial than the others; possibly a flood prevention measure. The banks on the SSW side of the enclosure are more degraded and discontinuous; the bank on the SSE side, in front of the house, is contiguous with the associated buildings and also discontinuous. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 1999-2001 aerial photographs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 8619 2144 (60m by 73m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH82SE

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