Archaeological Survey of Dunbeath Strath



SITE REF: DB18/10A

DESCRIPTION: Kiln House

GRID REF: ND 1346 3225

SITES & MONUMENTS RECORD REF: ND13SW0026

Dry-stone built structure with attached corn drying kiln and yard, situated in the NW corner of a cluster of buildings and yards with associated field systems and clearances cairns. Structure has kiln at northern end, room or barn to south. Doorway in eastern wall, blocked doorway in wall opposite. Steps up to kiln, traces of flue at lower left side of steps. Walls well defined despite rubble spread. Average wall thickness 1.0m. Kiln has survived well.

Length: 17.5m (external)
Width: 7.0m (external)
Max wall height: 2.0m (at kiln), 1.1m (building)

Height OD: 108m
Orientation: N-S


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