MHG62703 - Farmstead - Strath Sgitheach
Ruined farmstead at Strath Sgitheach.
Type and Period (1)
- FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A number of settlement features are visible across this area on an aerial photograph taken by Jim Bone in 2010. <1>
The Strath Sgitheach area was surveyed by Meryl Marshall in 2020.
Strath Sgitheach Post Medieval sites.
Buildings/Farmstead (SS18) – a small grassy well drained area on the lower side of an extensive area of enclosed improved land has the incomplete stone footings of two rectangular buildings. The larger building on a SW-NE alignment measures 10m x 2.5m internally, it has squared corners and end walls to 0.5m height. To the south, the smaller one measures 4m x 3m internally, and has footings in the main to 0.3m height but there is no evidence of a west wall. <2>
NGR adjusted based on 2018 aerial photographs. <3>
- <1> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Oblique: Bone, J. 01/2010. Strath Sgitheach NH 526 634. Colour. . Digital.
- <2> Text/Correspondence: Marshall, M.. 2020. Walkover survey at Strath Sgitheach by NOSAS. North of Scotland Archaeology Society (NOSAS). Yes. Digital. XY
- <3> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2018. Getmapping aerial photography 2018.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5200 6341 (17m by 20m) (2 map features)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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