MHG62986 - Stone dyke - Fanellan


A stone dyke at Fanellan.

Type and Period (2)

  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • DYKE (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. Fanellan Wood.
In dense bracken 110 yards of a stone dyke runs uphill in a straight line to near the boundary fence of the field mentioned at site OS 494431 with which linear feature it may have connected. The top section has been almost completely robbed. A section in the centre is now crude boulder walling and the bottom section consists of small round stones. <1>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location based on grid coordinates. (T. Blackie 31/07/23)

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NH 4960 4289 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH44SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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