MHG18754 - Elphin


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC21SW 23 centred on 215 117

A township comprising fifty-two roofed, one partially roofed and three unroofed buildings is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet xci). Thirty roofed, three partially roofed and fifteen unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1967).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 20 September 1995

Visited by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009. The modern township of Elphin comprises many buildings of different ages, including modern buildings. Few traces of the original settlement are visible. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 2146 1142 (835m by 1351m)
Map sheet NC21SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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