MHG61454 - Orchard, garden, pets graveyard at Castle Leod - Strathpeffer


Orchard/Garden/pets graveyard, Castle Leod, Strathpeffer

Type and Period (3)

  • ORCHARD (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)
  • GARDEN (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)
  • ANIMAL CEMETERY (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A project of surveying and recording the archaeological sites within the grounds of Castle Leod was carried out by members of the North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) in the winter of 2012-13.

Site 12. Garden measuring 60m x 50m. This is a relatively modern kitchen garden surrounded by a fence. It has a cultivated vegetable plot at its centre, an orchard in the SE part and a pet’s graveyard with several headstones in the NE corner. The garden is not marked on the 2nd Edition OS map of 1904. <1>

Ordnance Survey Mastermap <2>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location approximate. (T. Blackie 3/2/20)

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 4869 5940 (80m by 70m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH45NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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