MHG18548 - Township, Badnaban
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Type and Period (1)
- TOWNSHIP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Centred on 0770 2100
A township comprising twenty-nine roofed and three unroofed buildings within a head dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet lxix). Seventeen roofed and ten unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1971).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 8 September 1995
Sites recorded during a survey of the intertidal zone and the coast edge (50m from the mean high tide mark) between the Rivers Ullapool and Culag.
Further details can be found in a report submitted to Historic Scotland.
Badnaban (township; NC 02 SE 19)
NC 074 210 Trackway, slipway, stone boundary walls, lazy beds.
NC 078 212 Weirs.
NC 079 212 Dam.
NC 081 211 Rectangular building, boat noost, slipway.
Sponsors: Historic Scotland, Glasgow University Archaeology Department.
A Long 1996 <1>
Modern township of Badnaban, surveyed by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in November 2009. Two small slipways are apparent at the small harbour and a ruinous stone dyke was observed between two plots running roughly SE-NW towards the river. A ruinous stone built structure was recorded at the top of the road to Badnaban, along with two weirs and the possible remains of a structure by the side of the river. <2>
<1> Long, A, 1996, Ullapool to Lochinver (Lochbroom; Assynt parishes), coastal assessment survey, 69-72 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG1782.
<2> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 51, p.86 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Long, A. 1996. Ullapool to Lochinver (Lochbroom; Assynt parishes), coastal assessment survey. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. Digital (scanned as PDF). 69-72.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Cavers, G & Hudson, G. 05/2010. Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish. AOC Archaeology Group and Historic Assynt. 01/08/2010. Digital. 51, p.86.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 0770 2100 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/89525 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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