MHG11588 - Ascoilemore


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Type and Period (3)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

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Grid reference Centred NC 8149 1100 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC81SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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