MHG18548 - Township, Badnaban


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

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Grid reference Centred NC 0770 2100 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC02SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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