MHG61286 - Clay mine - South Erradale, Gairloch
Clay mine at South Erradale, Gairloch
Type and Period (1)
- CLAY MINE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A field-system and a crofting township comprising thirty-seven roofed, four partially roofed, five unroofed buildings, and ten enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet lvi). The field-system lies at the SE end of the township. Seventeen roofed, one partially roofed, four unroofed buildings, and the field-system are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1969).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 25 April 1996
See MHG21432 for main township record.
A survey of South Erradale was undertaken by Macinnes, A. in 2013.
Site 65. Bank where clay for pointing houses was dug out. <1>
Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location approximate. (T. Blackie 18/11/19)
|Grid reference||Centred NG 7505 7124 (6m by 6m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/104956 (Link to HES Canmore record)
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