MHG63031 - Ditch or sunken road - Muir of Clunes


A straight flat-bottomed ditch or sunken road at Muir of Clunes.

Type and Period (2)

  • DITCH? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • ROAD? (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. No. 2 Muir of Clunes .
Fifteen yards from and parallel to the roadside fence there runs throughout the extent of a birch wood for 75 yards a straight flat-bottomed ditch or sunken road which is buried beneath a depth of soil. The edge of the levelled upcast at each side is 4 yards apart. <1>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location based on grid coordinates and site description. (T. Blackie 14/08/23)

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 5546 4185 (14m by 82m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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