MHG51309 - Lazybeds at Achavanie, near Kishorn


Lazybeds associated with the settlement of Achavanie, still visible as earthworks.

Type and Period (2)

  • LAZY BEDS (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • CULTIVATION MARKS (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Information about this site was submitted by a local researcher, Paul Swan, in August 2008. These lazybeds are associated with the settlement shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map as Achavanie, and known as Achbane in 1548 & Auchvanie in 1633. The lazy beds were photographed from grid reference NG 834 407. The ruined buildings of the settlement are still visible but hard to access lying behind a new deer fence. <1>-<3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NG 83506 40709 (72m by 79m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG84SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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