MHG60957 - Enclosure/walls, South Farmstead - Sluggan (South Inchluin)


Enclosure/walls surrounding the ruined southern farmstead at Sluggan (South Inchluin)

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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

The South Farmstead. (see MHG25008). Previously recorded as a single building, the remains of three buildings and two enclosures of improved ground are to be seen. The improved ground (but no buildings) is marked on an estate plan dated 1770 (RHP98355).

Site 73 Enclosure/Wall. The NE of two areas of improved ground associated with the farmstead. It is roughly 70m x 50m and surrounded by a substantial wall mostly made up of clearance material, on its north, east and south sides.

Site 74 Enclosure/wall. The SW of two areas of improved ground, this slopes SE and is roughly 80m x 70m; it is bounded on its east side by the remains of a stone wall. <1>

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

1st Edition OS 6" <3>

Note: Sites only partially visible on aerial photographs so location approximate. (T. Blackie 12/8/19)

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NH 8707 2155 (118m by 221m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH82SE

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