MHG62569 - Barn - Keppoch township


Ruined probable barn at Keppoch township

Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • BARN? (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. Buildings 26, 28, 29, 31 and 32 are aligned along the upper part of the township forming a “street”.

Building 28. Rectangular building aligned south-east/north-west with ill-defined square corners. The internal measurement is approx. 7m x 2m. The western gable stands to 0.8m and the south wall is little more than footings and curves in to meet the eastern gable which abuts building 29. There are two doorways opposite one another in the north and south walls; both are 0.5m wide and positioned approximately centrally. The existence of two opposing doorways suggests that this building was used as a barn. Between buildings 26 & 28 is a dry stream bed. <1>

1st Edition OS 6" <2>

Ordnance Survey Mastermap <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NH 0949 8867 (7m by 5m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH08NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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