MHG1647 - Broch, Auchingill School


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Type and Period (1)

  • BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

(ND 36 64) Site of broch, long under cultivation and of which no remains are visible, lies about 0,25 mile NNW of Auckingill School.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910.

There is no trace or local knowledge of this broch.
Visited by OS (R D) 10 September 1965.

No further information. Visited by OS (N K B) 22 July 1982.

ND36 1 AUCKINGILL ND/36 64 approx.
Site of a possible broch in Canisbay, Caithness; it was situated on cultivated ground but no traces were visible in 1910 [2] or in 1984 [3].
Sources: 1. NMRS site no. ND 36 SE 7: 2. RCAHMS 1911b, 20, no. 52: 3. Swanson (ms) 1985, 577. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 3600 6399 (70m by 70m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND36SE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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