MHG62703 - Farmstead - Strath Sgitheach


Ruined farmstead at Strath Sgitheach.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5200 6341 (17m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH56SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish DINGWALL

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