MHG2453 - Township, Dail-A-Bhaich


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Type and Period (2)

  • TOWNSHIP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KILN BARN (Undated)

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ND03SE 20 0958 3332.

Roy's map marks five buildings at Dail-a-bhaich; these probably include the buildings at Bouilag (ND03SE 22). Dial-a-bhoich consists of an enclosure complex, a long house, an ancillary structure and a large kiln barn. The long house is approximately 50m long by 4m wide and is divided into 5 rooms.
W Roy 1747-55; Information from Historic Scotland to RCAHMS, July 1992.

A farmstead, comprising three unroofed buildings, one of which is a long building and one enclosure, and a head-dyke are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet xxxviii). It is similarly shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1962).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 8 January 1996.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0951 3329 (192m by 175m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND03SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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