EHG2970 - Scotland's Rural Past project, Clashmore, Assynt

Technique(s)

Organisation

Historic Assynt

Date

May 2007

Description

As part of RCAHMS's Scotland's Rural Past initiative, Historic Assynt carried out field survey work at Clashmore township in May 2007. One typical smallholding (A) was surveyed in detail at 1:100 and all the similar units were measured, sketched and compared with this one. Two non-typical complexes were also surveyed in detail, B at 1:100 and C at 1:200. In addition, a small cottar house on the far northwest edge of the settlement (T), which was later converted into a fank, was also surveyed at 1:100. A number of other features were located across this area but were not surveyed in detail. <1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Interactive Resource/Webpage: RCAHMS. Scotland's Rural Past. Digital.
  • <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Sleight, G. 2009. Clashmore, Assynt: report, plans and photographs. Historic Assynt. 18/02/2009. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Clashmore township, Assynt
Grid reference Centred NC 03712 31138 (775m by 428m) (Approximate)
Map sheet NC03SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Operational Area CAITHNESS SUTHERLAND AND EASTER ROSS

Related Monuments/Buildings (10)

  • Clapper Bridge, Clashmore (Monument)
  • Clashmore Township (Monument)
  • Model farm, Clashmore (Monument)
  • Ruined cottar house (T), Clashmore (Monument)
  • School walk (X), Clashmore (Monument)
  • Series of Smallholdings, Clashmore (Monument)
  • Site of farmstead (A), Clashmore township (Monument)
  • Site of house and possible mason's yard (C), Clashmore township (Monument)
  • Site of probable mill and associated buildings (B), Clashmore township (Monument)
  • Stone built house (E), Clashmore (Building)

Record last edited

Nov 27 2014 10:23AM

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