MHG229 - Township, Allt A' Bhurg


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Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post medieval croft complex with yards and kilns. The five crofts range from 4 by 7m to 23.5 by 5m, all except the smallest being subdivided. One kiln, 6.25 by 4m, with its flue surviving, lies adjacent to a stream. The other kiln relatively upstanding, with steps and flue surviving, is set into a bank.
C Batey 1982 <1>

A township comprising three unroofed buildings, two of which have adjoining enclosures and the other is a long building, is depicted on 1st edition of OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet xliv). Six unroofed buildings, of which five are sud-divided, and two enclosures are shown on current edition of OS 1:10,560 map (1964).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 23 November 1995.

Further details are available in the Caithness Coastal Survey final report. <2>

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Grid reference Centred ND 0695 1868 (520m by 149m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND01NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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