MHG62552 - Building - Keppoch township

Summary

Ruined building at Keppoch township

Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An archaeological survey of the township of Keppoch, Dundonnell, Ross-shire was undertaken by NOSAS members in April 2014. See MHG6300 for main township record.

Building 6. This building is set apart and at the highest elevation (of 33m) of any within the township. It is rectangular and lies on an E to W alignment across the slope which is steep and faces SW. The north wall is recessed into the slope and the south wall built out from the slope. The building is rectangular in shape and measures 6m X 3,5m overall and has rounded internal and external corners. The walls are 0.5m thick, made with blocks of local sandstone, standing to a maximum height of 0.7m internally and 1.3m externally. There are no visible entrances or windows. <1>

1st Edition OS 6" <2>

Ordnance Survey Mastermap <3>

Sources/Archives (3)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 0955 8873 (5m by 3m)
Map sheet NH08NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Investigations/Events (2)

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