MHG21342 - Towmship - Slaggan

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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An unnamed correspondent commenting with regard to a nearby planning application states that the township dates to 1734. An approach has been made to Historic Scotland to schedule the site. <1>

NG89SW 10 centred on 844 940

A township comprising twenty-two roofed, three partially roofed and two unroofed buildings, four enclosures, some field walls and two lengths of head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet xix). Fourteen unroofed buildings, five enclosures, a sheepfold, some field walls and part of a head-dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1969).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 22 April 1996

Gairloch Museum contains a Craggan pot found in a loch at Slaggan. It may possibly relate to this township. <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8440 9400 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG89SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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