MHG11755 - Kirkton


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Type and Period (1)

  • OCCUPATION SITE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

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NH79NE 46 784 983.

NH 784 983. 'The Craigton fields' embodying the name of a property which was once the dominant holding but which is now incorporated in Kirkton. It was sometimes, eg. in 1738, in the hands of an important tacksman, and sometimes divided among groups of small tenants. In 1810 it was granted to William Young in wadset.
Info contained in letter from Miss M W Grant to Dr J Close-Brooks, NMAS, 5 October 1975.

'Cragtone' is mentioned in 1476, 'Kilmaliecrag' in 1548; 'Cragtoun in Culmaly' with 'the fische gartht' in 1554; 'Culmalie-craigtoun' in 1563; and 'Craigtoune' in 1616.
Orig Paroch Scot 1855.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7840 9830 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH79NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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