MHG55384 - Possible fragment of early roadway, Coill an Righe

Summary

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?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Cait McCullagh and Allan Mackenzie have noted parallel embankments, defining a levelled routeway, in the vicinity of Coill an Righe extending 423m northwards from NH 51727 58398 to NH 51452 58688. It is believed these features may 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.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 5158 5854 (299m by 296m)
Map sheet NH55NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

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