MHG52917 - Possible farmstead - Latheronwheel


A possible longhouse with two associated buildings.

Type and Period (3)

  • FARMSTEAD? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • LONGHOUSE? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • STRUCTURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Three adjacent structures were identified during the Caithness Coastal Survey 1982. The structures are defined by low grass-covered banks. The largest structure measures 37 x 6m and is aligned E-W, with two smaller ones immediately adjacent and parallel measuring 11 x 5m and 6 x 5m respectively. <1>

The features can be clearly seen on vertical aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred ND 1857 3220 (40m by 37m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND13SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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