MHG61479 - Well at Castle Leod - Strathpeffer


Stone lined well, Castle Leod, Strathpeffer

Type and Period (2)

  • WELL (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CUP MARKED STONE? (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

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 34. Well. This stone lined well is in the garden of “Gunroom cottage”and covered by corrugated iron sheets and stones. It is usually dry in the summer months. It is c1.2m in diameter and c1.5m deep and. The east part of the upper lip of the well is formed by a large flat slab 1.3m x 0.6m which may have a single cup mark on its east edge. <1>

Ordnance Survey Mastermap <2>

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

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 4853 5953 (2m by 2m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH45NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

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