MHG55383 - Possible fragment of early roadway, Meikle Ussie
Double embanked features that may be associated with an early routeway through the Earldom of Ross.
Type and Period (2)
- ROAD (Early Iron Age to Early Medieval - 550 BC? to 1057 AD?)
- BANK (EARTHWORK) (Early Iron Age to Early Medieval - 550 BC? to 1057 AD?)
- None recorded
Cait McCullagh and Allan Mackenzie have noted parallel embankments, defining a levelled routeway, in the vicinity of Meikle Ussie extending 70m northwards from NH 51802 57918 to NH 51792 57968. It is believed these features form part of a network of relict routeways in Easter Ross. <1>
<1> McCullagh, C and MacKenzie, A, 2010, North of Scotland Archaeological Society: Road through Ross Project (Text/Manuscript). SHG25356.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5179 5794 (26m by 70m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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