MHG11575 - Lutterbeg Township


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

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  • None recorded

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NC64NW 8 628 486

Roy shows the township of Lutterbeg at NC 639 477.
W Roy 1747-1755. <1>

Leitir Bheag (name on OS 6-inch map, 1962) comprises three longhouse footings with associated fields and enclosures. Contemporary stone clearance heaps indicate cultivation. At NC 6258 4862, the largest dwelling measures 43m by 5m. It is abutted by a later stock enclosure. Presumably misplaced on Roy's map.
Visited by OS (JB) 2 October 1978.

This small township comprising two roofed buildings, one unroofed long building, two other unroofed buildings, three enclosures and an almost continuous head dyke, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet xxxv). Two roofed buildings, of which one is a long building, three unroofed buildings, one of which is a long building of three compartments, one enclosure and a head dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1992).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 23 August 1995

This township, along with several associated sites, is discussed in the report on a walkover survey undertaken in July 2009. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NC 6276 4897 (536m by 1147m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC64NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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