MHG62542 - Building - Bac a’ Chaoil


Ruined building at Bac a’ Chaoil

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A NoSAS field visit was undertaken to Bac a’ Chaoil on 15 October 2014 as part as part of an archaeological walk.

Bac a’ Chaoil. 1.5kms SE of Badinluchie at an altitude of 177m, a large enclosure, a sheepfold and the remains of 2 buildings are located on both sides of a small stream and bisected by the track. No features are marked on the 1st or 2nd Edition OS maps but most of the structures are marked on the current OS map.

East building. The remains of this square building are situated on a small hillock to the SE of the sheepfold. The low heather covered banks of the structure enclose an area of c3m2 internally. A large vertical stone slab, 1.5m in length x 1m in height forms the east wall . <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2018 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 2836 5985 (4m by 3m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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