MHG62149 - Stone and turf building, - Allt na Criche, Urchany
Ruined stone and turf building, Allt na Criche, Urchany
Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
The North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NoSAS) undertook an archaeological survey of Urchany in 2015.
Site B02; Ruined building. Low grass and bracken covered remains of a stone and turf building. The sub-rectangular building lies to one side on an area of grass and bracken-covered ground, improved by grazing and surrounded by rank heather. The walls are spread to c1.5m, standing up to 0.5m high, and enclosing a space 4m N-S x 2m E-W. An entrance is in the SE corner of the S gable end. This building is probably related to the adjoining peat workings, such as a day shelter or store. It could possibly be related to the nearby illicit stills, however, eg a worts-house. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Spencer-Jones, R.. 2020. A NoSAS Survey of the Lands of Urchany: A Multi-period Settlement on the Braes West of Beauly: 6th-10th April 2015. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.50,51 Site B06, figures 141,142. XY
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 4563 4587 (5m by 5m)|
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