MHG8212 - Iron working Site, Nr Alness


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NH66NE 14 unlocated.

Inverness Scientific Society have examined remains of ancient iron-smelting near Alness.
J H Dixon 1886.

Macadam (1893), with whom Dixon collaborated in discovery of iron-working sites, lists only 3 which can be said to be near Alness.
These are 'Fearn' (NH68NW), 'Blackpark, Edderton' (NH68SE 9), and 'Allt-Minar-Blair' (possibly Allt Muigh-bhlaraidh, NH68SE).
W I Macadam 1893.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6500 6500 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH66NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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