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Feadan A' Chaorainn

Distilling Site (Period Unassigned), Shieling Hut (Post Medieval)(Possible)

Site Name Feadan A' Chaorainn

Classification Distilling Site (Period Unassigned), Shieling Hut (Post Medieval)(Possible)

Canmore ID 103112

Site Number NH35NE 11

NGR NH 36889 55072

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Contin
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH35NE 11 369 551

What may be an unroofed shieling-hut is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet lxxxvi), but it is not shown on the current edition of the 1:10000 map (1971).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 5 March 1996.


Srp Note (11 January 2011)

A probable still bothy (NOSAS site survey number 802) is situated on the N side of Feadan a’Chaorainn below a crag some 1.5km to the ESE of Balnault. An unroofed structure is depicted at this location on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet lxxxvi).

Further details of these and other associated sites can be found in the Strathconon Phase 3 Report (page 44) produced by the North of Scotland Archaeology Society and appended to this record.


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