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Gleann Meinich

Bridge Abutment (Period Unassigned), Enclosure(S) (Period Unassigned), Sheepfold(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Gleann Meinich

Classification Bridge Abutment (Period Unassigned), Enclosure(S) (Period Unassigned), Sheepfold(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Glen Meinich, Allt A Chair

Canmore ID 80843

Site Number NH25SE 8

NGR NH 2527 5382

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

NH25SE 8 2525 5382.

'18th-19th century sheep fanks, enclosures': no details given.

D W Ross 1991a.

The enclosure measures 15m by 20m with sheppfold measuring 7.5m by 8m. Both structures are built of rubble.

NMRS MS/1131/20, no. 8.8, figs 8.8


Field Visit (22 October 2008 - 22 October 2009)

Srp Note (24 January 2011)

A sheepfold (NOSAS site survey number 983) and stone bridge abutments (982) located in the on the N side of the Allt Gleann Meinich above its confluence with the Allt a’Chair.

Further details of these and other associated sites can be found in the Strathconon Phase 4 Report (page26) produced by the North of Scotland Archaeology Society and appended to this record.


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