MHG11280 - Farmstead, Loinn Mhor


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Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

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NC12NW 11 1331 2891.
Report 19 (site 16) - Archaeological Survey of a proposed Hydro Scheme at Loch Poll, Assynt, Sutherland. C Dagg, 01/12/98
J Aitken : 31/01/03

Loinn Mhor. Footings of two buildings, 11m by 4m and 8m by 4m, with accompanying enclosure is bracken-clad pasture marked by occasional heaps of cleared stone, and a bounding bank taking in rough ground. Abandoned in the 19th century.
Visited by OS (JM) 15 July 1980.

A farmstead comprising two unroofed buildings and an enclosure, and a length of boundary wall are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet lix). Two unroofed buildings, an enclosure and a field wall are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1967).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 5 September 1995

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Grid reference Centred NC 1330 2891 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC12NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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