MHG11414 - Aultnachie


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

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NC20NW 1 2374 0790.

(Centred NC 2380 0777) Group of five buildings shown in 1774-5 (J Home 1774-5) reduced to two roofed buildings in 1878 named 'Aultnachie' (NAT) (OS 6"map, 1878) which had lost their roofs by 1906 (OS 6"map, 1906)
J Home 1774-5; OS 6"map, Sutherland, 1st ed., (1878) and 2nd ed., (1906)

The two buildings (one small and probably a farm out-building) shown on the current OS 6" are reduced to dry-stone foundations, maximum height about 1.0m. To the S are the grassed-over foundations of two further buildings and some enclosure walling.
Visited by OS (F R H) 6 June 1962.

Aultnachie: a farmstead deserted in the 19th century, as described. Visited by OS (N K B) 12 August 1980.

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Grid reference Centred NC 2381 0788 (165m by 116m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC20NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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