MHG8534 - Hill of Nigg 2


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  • FARMSTEAD (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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NH87SW 20 8425 7185

This deserted farm consists of two buildings and probably displays at least two phases of construction. The SE building is of clay-mortar construction while that to the NW has clay walls above a height of about 1m.
RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1977.

A farmstead comprising three unroofed buildings, arranged around a courtyard, and a head-dyke are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire and Cromartyshire 1880, sheet lv). The buildings, but not the head-dyke, are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1981).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 10 April 1996

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Grid reference Centred NH 8424 7185 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH87SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish NIGG

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