MHG11155 - Achnacoile


No summary available.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC71SE 12 790 137.

(Centred NC 790 137) Achnacoile (NAT)
OS 6"map, (1969)

Achnakoyl: Shown as a group of four buildings, with arable.
W Roy 1747-55.

In this area are footings and remains up to 0.8m high of at least ten dwellings ranging in size from 8.5m by 3.5m to 40.0m by 4.0m together with associated enclosures and the remains of three kilns.
Visited by OS (R D L) 4 May 1964.

A township, comprising ten unroofed building, eleven enclosures, a field-system and a head-dyke, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1879, sheet lxxxviii). Twenty unroofed structures, of which at least nine are buildings and two sheepfolds, a field system and a head-dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1969).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 23 October 1995.

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NC 7914 1380 (763m by 878m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC71SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.