MHG13150 - Ach Chairn

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC36SE 26 363 619

The name signifies 'Field of Bread' and there were two small ruins at the site.
Name Book 1878. <1>

What may be a farmstead, comprises one unroofed building as depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet xiv). The site comprises one roofed, two unroofed and one partially roofed building, as well as an enclosure and a small system of walls as it is depicted on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1988).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 10 August 1995.


<1> Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 32, 196 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3364.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 3629 6190 (160m by 160m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC36SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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