MHG11024 - Ascoilebeg township


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Type and Period (1)

  • TOWNSHIP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

GR corrected & centred to above - ie N of the road where all the buildings are depicted on modern mapping - HAW 8/2004

NC81SW 7 829 107
NC 828 109) Ascoilebeg (NAT) OS 1/10,560 map, (1969)

Koylbeg : Shown as a group of about six dwellings with arable beside river.
W Roy 1747-55.

Centred NC 828 109. Footings and remains up to 0.4m in height of at least 12 dwellings, ranging in size from 7.5m by 4m to 37m by 4.5m, together with associated enclosures.
Visited by OS (R D L) 28 April 1964.

A township, comprising one roofed building, which is a school, three unroofed buildings and two enclosures, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1879, sheet lxxxviii). Seven unroofed buildings, six enclosures and a head-dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1969).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 24 October 1995.

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Grid reference Centred NC 8287 1085 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC81SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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