MHG10691 - Slag, N bank, R Frithe, Achrimsdale

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  • IRON WORKING SITE (Undated)

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NC72NE 3 7867 2621.

A heap of iron slag has been exposed by water action on the north bank of the R Frithe at the foot of Achrimsdale Hill c.1 1/2 miles above Allt an Duin Lodge (Altanduin: NC 809 259).
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

About six lumps of bloomery slag are visible in the north bank of the Abhainn na Frithe at NC 7867 2621. Immediately to the E and abutting the slag are the eroded remains of a burnt mound. (See NC72NE 7 ).
Visited by OS (J B) 7 March 1977.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Second report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Sutherland, 139, No. 385 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Grid reference Centred NC 7867 2621 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC72NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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