MHG62556 - Building - Keppoch township


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 18. This rectangular building with 2 compartments is aligned roughly E-W. The stone footings are 0.5-0.7m thick and variable in height from 0 to 1.2m but in the S wall of occasional large boulders only (biggest is 2.5m x 1m x 0.5m). The east compartment measures 12m x 5m and has the rough footings of a small pen in its NW corner, The west compartment is 4m x 4.5m and has an entrance 1m in width in its south wall. A terrace, 0.6-1m in width, runs along the whole of the south side of the building; for the most part it is edged by large blocks. <1>

1st Edition OS 6" <2>

Ordnance Survey Mastermap <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 0947 8864 (18m by 11m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH08NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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