MHG61866 - ?C19 farmstead - Achnacly, Caithness


A ?C19 farmstead at Achnacly, Caithness.

Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING (18th Century to 19th Century - 1800 AD? to 1875 AD?)
  • FARMSTEAD (18th Century to 19th Century - 1800 AD? to 1875 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A ?C19 farmstead at Achnacly, Caithness.

Building, identified in LiDAR data gathered by AOC Archaeology in 2011 as part of the mitigation for the visual impact on the archaeological landscape associated with the proposed Baillie Hill windfarm, Caithness. Ruinous rectangular building measuring 20m by 6m, oriented N/S. <1>

There is clearly a second building visible in the LiDAR data to the immediate east of that recorded and a third to the northeast. Both of these buildings are shown on the OS 1st Edition 6" map. There are also slight indications of an earlier building or structure in the form of an 'L'-shaped piece of low wall immediately abutting the larger building on its west side [IS-L 29/06/2020].

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 0358 5986 (34m by 41m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND05NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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