MHG18754 - Elphin
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Type and Period (1)
- TOWNSHIP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
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>
<1> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 112, p.120 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 2150 1170 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)|
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Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/89584 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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