MHG61478 - Site of pond, Castle Leod - Strathpeffer


Site of the “drowning pond, Castle Leod, Strathpeffer

Type and Period (1)

  • DUCKING POND? (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 32. Site of the “drowning pond”. This feature is marked on the First Edition OS survey as a pond but it is now filled in, levelled and used as a football pitch. The feature is also annotated as “pond”on the 1828 plan. <1>

1st Edition OS 6" <2>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location approximate. (T. Blackie 7/2/20)

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 4858 5925 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH45NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

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