MHG13407 - Airigh an Leathaid

Summary

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Type and Period (4)

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CORN DRYING KILN (Undated)
  • RIG AND FURROW (Undated)
  • SHIELING HUT (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Airigh an Leathaid. OS 6"map (1962)

An old shieling. Name Book 1873

Two main building footings, 10 by 4m and 24 by 4m, attached corn-drying kiln, and a ruinous enclosure wall, narrow rig cultivation is present. Round about are one or two lesser structural footings of a bothy-shieling type.
Visited by OS (JM) 23 June 1977.

This farmstead comprises three unroofed buildings and an attached enclosure as depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet x). The site is similarly depicted on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1962).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 9 August 1995.


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 8419 6230 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC86SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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