MHG59895 - Farmstead - Cnoc an Each


A farmstead at Cnoc an Each.

Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD to 1830 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A farmstead at Cnoc an Each, part of a small cleared township.

Historic Assynt conducted a small scale targetted excavation in the byre-house of this farmstead in Cnoc an Each in 2013 to compare findings with a larger scale excavation of a byre-house in the abandoned and much larger settlement of Glenleraig which had formed part of its Life and Death in Assynt's Past project in 2012. Two trenches were opened up - one over the suspected hearth area to discover if it revealed evidence of a ventilation system of the kind found at Glenleraig. Fine quality ceramics and glass had been found in the domestic area of the Glenleraig longhouse and so a second trench was placed across the domestic area of this house in order to discover if similar ceramics had been in use on the this site. <1>

GIS spatial data created in 2019 according to location as shown on 2016 APs. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NC 1083 2113 (41m by 47m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC12SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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