MHG60552 - Two buildings - Doire-Chlaigionn, Torridon


Two attached ruined buildings, pavement and midden at Doire-Chlaigionn, Torridon.

Type and Period (4)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • BARN? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • PAVEMENT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • MIDDEN (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A township comprising seven roofed, two partially roofed, three unroofed buildings and a field-system is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet xcii). Twelve unroofed buildings and a field-system are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1970).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 24 April 1996.

A walkover survey of the area around Doire-chlaigionn was undertaken by Macinnes, A. and Doe, T. in 2014.

Site 9. Ruin with two compartments, possible house and barn connected to Site 8 (see MHG60550) by stone pavement. There is a definite entrance, and rounded corners but no evidence of a chimney. There is a small building to the rear built into the bank. Just beside this ruin under a boulder there is a shell midden. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>

1st Edition OS 6" <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NG 8257 5470 (15m by 12m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG85SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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