MHG2471 - Borg Township


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Borg. W Roy 1747-55.

A post-medieval croft complex covering an area about 100m square, now ruinous with walls reaching a max height of 1.4m.
C E Batey 1984.

A township, comprising eight unroofed buildings, three of which are long buildings with two or more compartments and one of these is C-shaped, and an enclosure, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet xliv). Nine unroofed buildings, five of which are sub-divided, an enclosure and a length of wall are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1964).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 23 November 1995.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0701 1889 (152m by 210m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND01NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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