MHG20262 - Caen Burn


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Type and Period (2)

  • TOWNSHIP (Undated)
  • HEAD DYKE (Undated)

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Centred on 011 187

A township comprising six unroofed buildings, four enclosures, two areas of cultivation and a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1879, sheet lxxix). Eight unroofed buildings, four enclosures and two phases of head-dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1964). One of the head-dykes includes two hut-circles (ND01NW 29 and ND01NW 30) along its course.
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 13 October 1995

Following re-assessment by Historic Environmnet Scotland in 2016, three buildings from this township are now included within the Scheduling for three hut circles and two souterrains. <1> <2>

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Grid reference Centred ND 0109 1870 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND01NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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