MHG39396 - Enclosure, Achsteenclate


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Type and Period (1)

  • ENCLOSURE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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Centred on 034 547.

A township comprising eight unroofed buildings, seven of which have two or more compartments and five are long buildings, and five enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet xvi). Eight unroofed buildings and three enclosures are shown on the OS 1:10560 map (1962).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 15 September 1995.

Mercer, R. J. & Hill, P.H., 1985, Archaeological field survey in northern Scotland: Volume III: 1982-1983, 113, 120, 202-3, Nos. FOR 349, 352-3, 355-8, figs 71, 86 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG2512.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0340 5469 (60m by 60m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND05SW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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