MHG2451 - Achnaclyth Township


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

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A charter of 1619 records 'Achinnacloy', while Roy's map of 1747-55 shows 3 buildings, named 'Achnechlich' {now Achnaclyth}. At ND 0985 3375 are the foundations of a longhouse and two small buildings.
W Roy 1747-55; Information from Historic Scotland to RCAHMS, July 1992.

A farmstead, comprising two unroofed buildings is shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1962). One unroofed building is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet xxxviii)
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 8 January 1996.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0984 3375 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND03SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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