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Gleann Meinich

Bothy(S) (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Sheepfold(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Gleann Meinich

Classification Bothy(S) (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Sheepfold(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Glen Meinich

Canmore ID 80847

Site Number NH25SE 12

NGR NH 2673 5325

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH25SE 12 2673 5325.

'Sheep fanks and two bothies'; no details given.

D W Ross 1991a.

The sheepfold measures c.15m in diameter, its walls surviving to a height of 0.75m. An internal lambing pen is incorporated at the northern end. The pair of bothies are rectangular, being 4m by 9m and 4m by 6m.

NMRS MS/1131/20 no. 8.2, fig. 8.2


Field Visit (22 October 2008 - 22 October 2008)

Srp Note (24 January 2011)

Lower Gleann Meinich farmstead and sheepfold () - centred on NH 2673 5323 - (Nmrs No - NH25SE 0012) The remains of three rectangular buildings (NOSAS site survey numbers 996-998) a stone built, circular sheep stell, diameter c15m (1000) and the fragmentary turf walls of a possible large enclosure (999) is located in the lower part of Glen Meinich on a gentle S facing slope on the N side of the river, S of the forest road.

Further details of these and other associated sites can be found in the Strathconon Phase 4 Report (page24) produced by the North of Scotland Archaeology Society and appended to this record.


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