MHG4332 - Corrieyairack Pass, General Wade's Military Road (general)

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • MILITARY ROAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

Thumbnail Photo - shows beginning of Corrieyairack Pass at Drumnin.

Access to Archaeology Audit - See Assoc. Docs. File
J Aitken : 15/3/03
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General record for Wade's Military Road over the Corrieyairack. It is scheduled in 6 sections, and some bridges are also listed. For individual features and sections see 'children' records.

The scheduled part runs from NN46294 96104 (south) to NH 37409 06187 (north). SMR Grid Refs represent the southern end of the section in each case.:

NN49NE0002 Melgarve to Allt Ruadh (HS 6129)
NN49NW0005 Allt Ruadh to Watershed (HS 6128)
NH49NW0006 Watershed to Allt Lagan a Bhainne (HS 6140)
NH30SE0010 Allt Lagan a Bhainne to Black Burn (HS 6141)
NH30SE0011 Black Burn to Connachie Burn (HS 6142)
NH30NE0062 Connachie Burn to Culachy (HS 6143)

John Wood
4/8/2000

Updated and corrected by JW 16/1/01

Historic Scotland has awarded an Ancient Monuments Grant to the Speyside Trust for the repair and maintenance of this road. A condition of the grant is that a photographic record is made of the areas in question before, during and after the works. This is to be submitted to Historic Scotland, the NMRS and the HER. <1><2>

Part of the stretch between Connachie Burn to Culachy was surveyed in 2013 by West Coast Archaeological Services in advance of a woodland creation scheme. <3>


<1> Historic Scotland, 15-06-2009, Ancient Monuments Grants: Corrieyairack Pass, Military Road, Laggan to Fort Augustus (Text/Correspondence). SHG24297.


<2> The Strathspey and Badenoch Herald, 01/07/2009, Work starts to save Corrieyairack Pass (Text/Publication/Article/Newspaper Article). SHG24437.


<3> Birch, S., 2013, Woodland Planting Scheme: Archaeological desk-based assessment and walkover survey: Culachy Estate - Fort Augustus, Highland (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG25914.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NN 4239 9845 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NN49NW
Civil Parish BOLESKINE AND ABERTARFF
Civil Parish LAGGAN
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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