MHG18780 - Enclosure, Druim Suardalain

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Type and Period (1)

  • ENCLOSURE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC12SW 7 125 217

Achadh a' Bhraghad: Shealing. "Field of the Braes".
Name Book 1878 <1>

An enclosure or field is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet lxx), and on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1992).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 14 September 1995

Surveyed by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009. This enclosure covers an area of c. 90 metres square, containing grassy pasture succumbing to bracken. The enclosure is constructed in dry stone, using varied rubble and forming a sub-square shape in plan. Much of the enclosure stands to original wallhead although short sections have collapsed entirely. A complex sheep bucht is situated on the east shore of Loch Druim Suardalain. The area has been improved, and there is good grazing around the shores of the loch. <2>


<1> Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book no. 1, 108 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3339.


<2> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 70, p.95 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 1251 2178 (60m by 60m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC12SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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