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Glen Shee, Logie

Building (Period Unassigned), Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glen Shee, Logie

Classification Building (Period Unassigned), Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 29349

Site Number NO16NW 74

NGR NO 1095 6984

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Kirkmichael (Perth And Kinross)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO16NW 74 1095 6984

Some 50m SE of Logie cottage, and overlooking an unnamed tributary of the Shee Water, there are the wasted remains of a rectangular building with an enclosure on its NNE side. The building measures 12.4m from NW to SE by 4.8m transversely over boulder-footings; the enclosure, 26m from NNE to SSW by 14.3m transversely internally. The enclosure is depicted by Brown (1808) and stands apart from the farmstead of Balln-Ault, which is shown as unroofed.

The farmstead is depicted by Stobie (1783) and probably stood on the site now occupied by Logie cottage.

Visited by RCAHMS (IMS/PC) 4 June 1988.



Field Visit (5 February 2018 - 8 February 2018)

A pre-afforestation survey was undertaken of an area of hillside rough pasture on the N-facing slopes of Meall Uaine and Craig Bhinnean, on the S side of Glen Shee. Previous work had identified six sites within the proposed area of planting, including building and enclosure remains and an extensive pre-Improvement field system. Following a desk-based review of available sources, a site visit was made to assess the likely impact on known sites and record any new features encountered. Recommendations include a buffer zone to protect the field system and associated remains.

Information from Oasis (alderarc1-310095) 13 March 2018

Funder: Invercauld Estate Chris Fyles – Alder Archaeology Ltd (Source: DES, Volume 19)


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