MHG1586 - Settlement, Bouilag


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

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Roy's map marks five buildings at Dail-a-bhoich (ND03SE 20); these probably include the buildings at Bouilag. Bouilag consists of a large area of enclosed infield (centred ND 095 329), two buildings (at ND 0949 3299 and ND 0950 3301) and other stone walled enclosures.
W Roy 1747-55; Information from Historic Scotland to RCAHMS, July 1992.

A farmstead comprising two unroofed buildings, one of which is a long building, and an enclosure, and a ring-dyke are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet xxxviii) and on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1962).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 8 January 1996.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0950 3290 (160m by 160m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND03SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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