MHG1291 - Township, Oakerland


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

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'Acherland': 5 buildings shown W Roy 1747-55.

Oakerland (OS 6" map, 1963) a longhouse, 38 by 4m, largely reduced to a footing but surviving up to 1.6m in the centre. The merest vestiges of three structures lie nearby. In association is wasted walling and banking.
Visited by OS 16 March 1982.

A farmstead comprising an unroofed, long building with an attached enclosure is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1876, sheet xxvii). An unroofed, long building of three compartments is shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1963).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 18 December 1995

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Grid reference Centred ND 1010 4670 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND14NW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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