MHG7824 - Settlement, Dalbenloch
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Type and Period (1)
- SETTLEMENT (Undated)
- None recorded
NH19NE 1 194 951.
(Area Centred NH 194951) Dalbenloch: shown as a group of about five buildings with arable.(Roy, Sheet no. 34/2) Deserted by 1906.
OS 6"map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1906); Roy 1747
In the area there are the ruins of 5 rectangular buildings and an enclosure, surviving to a maximum height of 0.7m, which comprise the remains of a depopulated settlement. There is some evidence of lazy beds in vicinity. Name not confirmed.
Visited by OS (NKB) 28 September 1964
(NH 191 952) Longhouse 18m by 5m;
(NH 194 951) Longhouses 17m by 6m, including drain, part modified with enclosures; 11m by 5m, 8m by 5m, 12m by 5m. (N of sheepfold);
(NH 195 951) Hut on knoll;
(NH 196 952) Foundations 10m by 5m, 7m by 5m, 9m by 6m, 15m by 7m and other remains.
T C Welsh 1992.
Two unroofed buildings and an enclosure are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire and Cromartyshire 1881, sheet xiv). Four unroofed buildings, one of which is attached to a sheepfold of five compartments, and a small enclosure are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1968).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 6 February 1996
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Welsh, T C. 1992. 'Survey (Lochbroom parish)', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1992, p.46-7. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 46-7. 46.
- --- Image/Photograph(s): Highland Council Archaeology Unit. HCAU Slide Collection Sheet 16. Colour slide. . Digital (scanned). 304,310,321.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Roy, W. 1747-55. Military Survey of Scotland. Sheet No. 34/2, 1747.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 1949 9519 (541m by 417m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/12130 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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