MHG62704 - Enclosure - Strath Sgitheach


Ruined enclosure at Strath Sgitheach.

Type and Period (1)

  • ENCLOSURE (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.

Enclosure (SS19) – this irregular grassy enclosure on a south facing slope is covered in bracken in the summer months. It is almost oval in shape and on a NW-SE alignment measuring roughly 150m x 60m. The surrounding turf and stone banks are incomplete, up to 0.3m on the east side but more substantial and up to 0.5m on the NW side where there is an eroded track and a possible entrance. <2>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NH 5217 6302 (71m by 63m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH56SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish DINGWALL

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