MHG61931 - Ruined buildings - SE of Mains of Brims, Caithness


Ruined buildings to the southeast of Mains of Brims, Caithness.

Type and Period (1)

  • COTTAGE (18th Century to 19th Century - 1800 AD? to 1850 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Ruined buildings to the southeast of Mains of Brims, Caithness.

Unroofed 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. <1>

In comparing the LiDAR data and analysis with the OS 1st Edition map, the site as identified misses the actual building. This is one of several buildings with associated small enclosures running roughly east-west and all were probably farm/estate workers' cottages [IS-L 21/07/2020].

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 0497 7070 (154m by 47m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND07SW
Civil Parish THURSO
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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