MHG53755 - Ruined building, Achairn


A ruined building was recorded during field survey. It is first shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, with an associated enclosure.

Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ENCLOSURE (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rectangular roofed building is shown both on the 1st and 2nd edition Ordnance Survey maps at this location. <1><2>

Field survey found a ruined building comprising of a 7.5m (SW-NE) by 4m (NW-SE) rectangular stone building. It is 2-2.5m in height and is roofless and derelict. The outer and inner wall surfaces are faced and constructed of dressed stone. An interior partition is situated 4m from the NE end of the structure. Remnants of wooden roof beams are visible. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred ND 3041 5048 (6m by 6m)
Map sheet ND35SW
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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