MHG12115 - Torgawn
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Type and Period (1)
- FARMSTEAD (Undated)
- None recorded
NC23SW 11 202 327.
'Above 250ft contour, N of E and of wood oval foundation 4m x 2.5m,
with lazy beds and stone clearance.'
T C Welsh 1970. <1>
Visited by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009. Nothing found around the previously cited NGR. However considerably further north and downhill towards the road, an earthern and stone bank was indentified running N/S downhill. This is the only trace of any farmstead in the area. The bank is 100m long by 0.8m high, and 0.75 wide at its base. <2>
<1> Welsh, T C, 1970, 'Torgawn, Kylesku, steading', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1970, p.49, 49 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1748.
<2> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 171, p.149 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.
- <1> Text/Publication/Article: Welsh, T C. 1970. 'Torgawn, Kylesku, steading', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1970, p.49. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 49. 49.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Cavers, G & Hudson, G. 05/2010. Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish. AOC Archaeology Group and Historic Assynt. 01/08/2010. Digital. 171, p.149.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 2019 3270 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/4673 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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