MHG53684 - Site of Township of Aird

Summary

The modern settlement of Balnahaird is in the location of the township of Aird, shown on 18th century mapping, and known from documentary sources.

Type and Period (1)

  • TOWNSHIP? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

At least dwellings are shown on Tennoch's plan of the estates of Cluny, made in 1771. A visitor to the HER reported that Tennoch's accompanying report and the various annexed estate rentals give some detail about the farming, tenants and rentals of the township.The grid reference given is NN 65060 95099. <1>, <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NN 65060 95099 (60m by 60m) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NN69NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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