MHG1625 - Homestead, Achinavish Croft

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Type and Period (2)

  • HOMESTEAD (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) WAG (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

No change. Visited by OS (N K B) 23 November 1982.

No trace of this feature was found during field investigation.
Visited by OS (W D J) 20 June 1968.

As above. It is possibly the mound shown at ND 0862 2972 on OS 6" map, Caithness, 1st ed., (1871), now visible as a slight swelling in a cultivated field.
Visited by OS (N K B) 21 March 1968

Galleried Dwelling, Braemore: At Achinavish Croft, about a mile down the Berriedale Water from Braemore Lodge, and some 80 yds back from the N bank of the river, are the remains of what has probably been a galleried structure. A number of upright stones remain, which appear to have formed the supporting pillars of a gallery in a circular construction, 44 by 37ft in overall diameter.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 68, No. 251 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Location

Grid reference Centred ND 0862 2972 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND02NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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