MHG11588 - Ascoilemore
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Type and Period (3)
- TOWNSHIP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- HEAD DYKE (Undated)
- ENCLOSURE (Undated)
- None recorded
NC81SW 41 815 110
Baletir. W Roy 1747-55
Ascoilemore: a ruin where once stood a small clachan, a short distance W of Ascoile.
Name Book 1871.
Footings of c.7 buildings 8.5m by 4m to 37m by 4m, enclosures and kiln.
Visited by OS (RDL) 28 April 1964.
A township, comprising one unroofed building, three enclosures and a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1879, sheet lxxxviii). Four unroofed buildings, one enclosure and part of the head-dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1969).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 24 October 1995.
- --- Image/Photograph(s): Ascoilemore, bloomery mound & kiln and cist & food vessel.. Colour Slide; Digital Image. .
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Roy, W. 1747-55. Military Survey of Scotland. sheet 36/2.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Sutherland, no.26, 69.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 8149 1100 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (2)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/74508 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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