MHG256 - Possible Township, Achtidonile


A possible township has been located here from documentary sources. Other than a possible clearance cairn, no trace of the township can be seen on the ground.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Centred 735 502.

The site of Achtidonile cannot be located.
Visited by OS (N K B) 16 June 1970.

Achtidonile - Possibly a settlement before 1700. The name occurs in pre-18th century deeds, the only later reference being a pencil note on the mounted copy of Achranaich plan 1815, which places Achtidonile at c. NM 735 502, where there is a cairn, which may be the result of field clearance.
P Gaskell 1968.

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NM 7350 5020 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NM75SW
Civil Parish MORVERN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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