MHG60817 - South building within the enclosure, Old House of Inverlaidnan - Duthil and Rothiemurchus


Turf footings of south building within the enclosure of the Old House of Inverlaidnan in Duthil and Rothiemurchus

Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (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 17C. The south building within the enclosure. The turf footings of a rectangular building (see photo Fig 7 p35) on a WNW-ESE alignment measure 6m x 5m overall. The west bank of the building is more substantial and 0.6m high with a spread of 2m, elsewhere they are 0.2-0.3m high. There is a possible entrance at the east end of the north wall. <1>

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

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Grid reference Centred NH 8621 2143 (9m by 9m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH82SE

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