MHG17707 - Farmstead - near Broubster, Caithness


A ruined farmstead near Broubster, Caithness.

Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (18th Century - 1701 AD? to 1800 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A ruined farmstead near Broubster, Caithness.

A single unroofed T-shaped building is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet x) and it is shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1987).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 12 September 1995.

A ruined farnstead surrounded by an enclosure dyke identified in LiDAR data gathered by AOC Archaeology in 2011 as part of the mitigation for the visual impact on the archaeological landscape associated with the proposed Baillie Hill windfarm, Caithness. There is a small area of rig and furrow immediately to the north cut by later drainage ditches. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 0268 6052 (107m by 57m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND06SW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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