MHG54145 - Building - Achkeepster
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Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Lying at right angles to the head-dyke and to the east of the main Tormsdale clusters, are the very amorphous footings of a two compartment building, aligned NE-SW. The footings are turf covered and there is no apparent entrance. The building measures approximately 12.5m (NE-SW) by 5m (NW-SE), with each compartment measuring roughly 6m (SW) and 3m (NE) long by 3m wide internally. The precise relationship of this structure to the adjacent head-dyke could not be determined, but it is likely that they would be contemporary. <1>
No buildings are shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey at NGR given in survey report. <2>
The building is visible on vertical APs taken in 2009. GIS spatial data amended in 2019 accordingly. <3>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Hooper, J.. 02/2001. Achkeepster, Caithness, Location of Proposed Windfarm: An Archaeological Assessment. Janet Hooper. 27/03/2001. Paper and Digital. Site 005.
- <2> Verbal Communication: Carey, G. 2010-2011. Comment by Giles Carey, HER Officer.
- <3> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 1454 5004 (17m by 13m) (GPS derived)|
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