MHG12738 - Torbrec


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

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NC60NW 53 604 093.

The grass-covered remains of a farmstead, named Torbrec in 1868. H Morrison 1853; R J Mercer 1980.

A ruined drystone longhouse 25m by 5m by 1.4m high. Adjacent is a small outhouse, associated enclosures and field walling. The area has been partly ploughed prior to afforestation. 150m WNW in a forest clearing are the remains of two long-houses, 17.5m by 4.0m and 12.5m by 4.0m, an associated enclosure and field walls.
Visited by OS 9 December 1980.

FE Management Plan received, see assoc. dcos. File.
J Aitken : 02/04/01.

New information about this site was gathered during a walkover survey that took place between November 2010 and January 2011. Please see the linked report for full details. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NC 6035 0931 (418m by 321m) (16 map features)
Map sheet NC60NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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