MHG51362 - Township, Achlyness


A township depicted on Roy's military map (1747-55), now mostly ruined.

Type and Period (1)

  • TOWNSHIP (Medieval to 20th Century - 1058 AD? to 2000 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This township comprises fourteen roofed and four unroofed buildings as depicted on the 1st edition of the OS six-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet xxii). The site comprises twelve roofed and thirteen unroofed buildings as shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1962).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 11 August 1995.

The township is noted on Roy's military map (1747-55) as a small township composed of five roofed structures surrounded by an area of cultivation. During a walkover survey in October 2008 it was noted that this township is mostly composed of ruined structures intermixed with several occupied early 20th-century single storey cottages in fair condition. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 24927 52637 (562m by 858m)
Map sheet NC25SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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