MHG11527 - Urachoile


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Type and Period (4)

  • TOWNSHIP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HEAD DYKE (Undated)
  • ENCLOSURE (Undated)
  • KILN (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC81SW 42 centred on 819 103

Uarachoile (Urachoile on OS 6-inch map 1969): the ruins of a few dwellings situated c.1/2 mile NW of Kilbraur. The walls stand about 3ft high (Name Book, compiled 1872).
Name Book, Sutherland

Footings of about six buildings 18.0m by 4.0m to 34.0m by 4.0m up to 0.5m high, enclosures and kiln.
Visited by OS (RDL) 28 April 1964

A township comprising three unroofed buildings, four enclosures and a length of wall which may be a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1879, sheet xcvii). Six unroofed buildings and an enclosure are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1969).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 1 November 1995

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Grid reference Centred NC 8190 1030 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC81SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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