MHG62907 - Linear earthwork and ditch - forestry above Belladrum


A linear earthwork and ditch for possible stock control above Belladrum.

Type and Period (2)

  • LINEAR EARTHWORK (Unknown date)
  • DITCH (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Inverness Field Club, led by Donald Coghill, surveyed a number of sites in the Aird area between 1987 and 1989. Forestry above Belladrum.
A rampart and ditch 47 yards long runs straight downhill from a stream to a steep bank. This barrier, enclosing a sheltered hollow with steep sides, may have been used for stock control. <1>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location based on grid coordinates. (T. Blackie 06/07/23)

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Grid reference Centred NH 5300 4129 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54SW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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