MHG62660 - Still bothy - Loch Sgolbaidh , Scatwell


Still bothy at Loch Sgolbaidh, Scatwell

Type and Period (1)

  • DISTILLING SITE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Illicit still bothy. This still was recorded in a walkover survey by Meryl Marshall of NOSAS on 26th May 2018.

Located 2.5kms south of Scatwell House at an altitude of 320m the stone footings of this rectangular building are hidden behind and to the west of a small knoll. The building is on an E-W alignment and measures 5.5m x 3m internally. The walls are recessed into the slope on the N and E sides where they are between 0.4m and 0.8m high. The west wall is double faced and up to 0.7m high and 0.6m thick but the front/S wall is defined by random stones only. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2015 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 3926 5360 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH35SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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