MHG61470 - Old Track and possible ford at Castle Leod - Strathpeffer


Old Track and possible ford, Castle Leod, Strathpeffer

Type and Period (2)

  • FORD? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • TRACK (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 28. Old Track and possible ford (the line of the track is now used by the diverted Achterneed Burn). What appears to be a track from the settlement of Achterneed to the “Offices”south of Castle Leod is depicted on the 1762 map. On the FE OS map of 1872 the line is used by the Achterneed Burn which on the 1762 map runs down the side of the present road south of Achterneed. <1>

1st Edition OS 6" <2>

Ordnance Survey Mastermap <3>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location approximate. (T. Blackie 5/2/20)

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NH 4875 5933 (112m by 113m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH45NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

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