MHG18526 - Township, Ardroe

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC02SE 12 centred on 070 237

A township comprising seven roofed and four unroofed buildings, five enclosures, a field and several lengths of wall is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet lxix). Three roofed and two unroofed buildings and some field walls are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1971).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 8 September 1995

Surveyed by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009. The township comprises five buildings, one of which was a large dwelling house. A circular drystone sheep bucht was also recorded. Numerous stone dykes forming field boundaries and enclosures are visible here. Frequent clearance cairns are also visible on improved areas of associated land. <1>


<1> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 82, p.104 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 0700 2370 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC02SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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