MHG8171 - Castle, Kinrive
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Type and Period (2)
- CASTLE (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- (Alternate Type) COUNTRY HOUSE (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- None recorded
NH67NE 7 69 75.
Close to the Ceann Righ or King's Head Cairn, the foundation of a large castle or building can be traced. The building is said to have been the old mansion house of the property.
NSA 1845; J Noble 1909.
No trace of a castle or mansion could be found in the area, which is now occupied by a dense birch wood.
The depopulation remains behind the croft at NH 700 752 may have led to the above reports, though there is no evidence of there having been a substantial building there.
Visited by OS (R D L) 13 May 1963.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Noble, J. 1909. Religious Life in Ross. 120.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: NSA. 1845. The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy. Vol. 14, Ross and Cromarty, 305.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 29, No. 253.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6900 7500 (300m by 300m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
|Civil Parish||KILMUIR EASTER|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13729 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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