MHG27725 - Maligan, Achachork


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  • TOWNSHIP (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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NG44NE 18 centred on 482 458

A township comprising fifteen unroofed buildings, five enclosures, a sheepfold, two fields and part of a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Isle of Skye 1881, sheet xxiii). A crofting township now occcupies this site as shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1968).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 17 October 1996

During a walkover survey in December 2008 the remains of the head dyke were noted comprising a substantial turf and stone bank, up to 1.3m high and 2m wide at its base, in moderately good condition. The township comprises modern houses along a single track main road. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 4819 4580 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG44NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish PORTREE

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