MHG61462 - Possible coal or shale workings at Castle Leod - Strathpeffer


Coal or shale workings? Castle Leod, Strathpeffer

Type and Period (2)

  • QUARRY? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • COLLIERY? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 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 18. Workings. An area of disturbed ground with humps, hollows and shaley bedrock in places. This feature is probably excavations for coal and shale. <1>

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

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NH 4844 5914 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NH45NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

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