MHG21324 - Township - Doire-Chlaigionn, Torradon


Township at Doire-Chlaigionn, Torradon

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A township comprising seven roofed, two partially roofed, three unroofed buildings and a field-system is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet xcii). Twelve unroofed buildings and a field-system are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1970).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 24 April 1996.

A walkover survey of the area around Doire-chlaigionn was undertaken by Macinnes, A. and Doe, T. in 2013. This settlement is situated on an E facing slope leading down to Ob Mheallaidh on Upper Loch Torridon and to the NE of the village of Shieldaig. The ruins located are mostly shown as roofed on the 1st OS, but on the 2nd OS only features numbered 17,19,21,22, and 24 are shown as roofed. The settlement is enclosed within a head dyke, and there are numerous stone dykes and enclosures within this boundary. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs <2>

1st Edition OS 6" <3>

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Grid reference Centred NG 8254 5475 (555m by 1110m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG85SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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