MHG8212 - Iron working Site, Nr Alness
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Type and Period (1)
- IRON WORKING SITE (Undated)
- None recorded
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.
- --- SHG1212 Text/Publication/Article: Macadam, W I. 1893. 'Notes on the ancient iron industry of Scotland', Trans Inverness Sci Soc Fld Club Vol. 3 1883-8, p.222-63. Trans Inverness Sci Soc Fld Club. 222-63. 235.
- --- SHG2125 Text/Publication/Volume: Dixon, J H. 1886. Gairloch in north west Ross-shire: its records, traditions inhabitants and natural history with a guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree. 73.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6500 6500 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13619 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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