MHG62910 - Cattle fold - Windyridge


Turf walls of a buaile (cattle fold) at Windyridge.

Type and Period (1)

  • CATTLE PEN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

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. S.W. of Windyridge.
Turf walls of a buaile (cattle fold) 24 yards by 24 yards with an outer ditch, the entrance on the upper south side. Almost all of the lower north side of this approximately rectangular enclosure has been removed during the construction of a forestry track.<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 5660 4339 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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