MHG12738 - Torbrec
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Type and Period (1)
- FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
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>
- --- Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Mercer, R. J. & Howell, J.M.. 1980. Archaeological field survey in northern Scotland, 1976-1979. University of Edinburgh. 30/01/1980. Paper and Digital. 125, Dal 254.
- --- Image/Map: Morrison, H. 1853. Map of the county of Sutherland.
- <1> Collection/Project Archive: Peteranna, M.. 02/2011. Archaeological survey of Dalchork Forest, Lairg, Sutherland: Archaeological Walkover Survey. Ross & Cromarty Archaeological Services. Digital. Site 82, 82a-d, 83, 83a-f.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Peteranna, M. 02/2011. Archaeological survey of Dalchork Forest, Lairg, Sutherland: Archaeological Walkover Survey. Ross & Cromarty Archaeological Services. Digital. Site 82, 82a-d, 83, 83a-f.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 6035 0931 (418m by 321m) (Buffered by site type)|
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Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM5153 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/5471 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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