MHG60855 - Dam/Embankment - Inverlaidnan
Dam/Embankment at Inverlaidnan
Type and Period (2)
- DAM (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- EMBANKMENT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A project to survey and record archaeological features at Inverlaidnan and Sluggan (originally named Inchluin) was undertaken by NOSAS members in 2018.
Site 37. Dam/Embankment. This linear earthbank is up to 1m high x c50m in length, it is covered in heather, juniper and self-seeded pine trees. The dam and a small pond are marked on the estate map of 1860 and on the 1st edition OS map. On the 1860 map a channel leads away from the dam to the SE but disappears under a wall (MHG60852); this probably continued as a field drain which has now become completely choked. It is possible that the dam, along with the field drain was part of flood prevention measures to protect the Old House. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2015 aerial photographs. <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M.. 2019. Inverlaidnan and Sluggan/Inchluin, near Carrbridge, Inverness-shire: The Report of a Project to Identify, Survey and Record Archaeological Remains in 2018. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.20 Site 37.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 1999-2001. Get Mapping colour vertical aerial photography 1999-2001 (The Millennium Map). XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8588 2142 (10m by 50m)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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