MHG62392 - Dyke - Red burn, Morangie Forest
Ruined dyke, Red Burn
Type and Period (1)
- DYKE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
In August 2015, a walkover survey was undertaken in Morangie Forest, Edderton by Anne Coombs on behalf of the Forestry Commission Scotland to identify and demarcate archaeological sites in advance of pre-thinning operations.
A low but visible dyke c.1-2m wide by c.0.5 high, runs east from the large north-south boundary dyke. This feature is only recorded on the maps at the east end where it also has a ditch on the south side. The dyke has been reused in very recent times as part of a bike trail apparently accessed from the N. A bike jump/ramp over the ditch was noted at NH 73391 83742 and the dyke had been cut through nearby. <1>
1st Edition OS 6" <2>
Note: Site only partially visible on 1999-2001 aerial photographs so approximate dimensions of east end of dyke copied from 1st Edition OS 6". <2> (T. Blackie 13/10/21)
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Coombs, A.. 2021. Pre-thinning Walkover Survey: Morangie July 2015. Anne Coombs. 29/10/2021. Digital.
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1881. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital. XY
- <3> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 1999-2001. Get Mapping colour vertical aerial photography 1999-2001 (The Millennium Map). XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7398 8369 (1519m by 146m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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