MHG7430 - Possible 'mansion' house - Achadh Nan Uaigh


A possible 'mansion' house in a field known as 'Achadh Nan Uaigh' at Birchfield.

Type and Period (1)

  • HOUSE (16th Century to 19th Century - 1560 AD? to 1860 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible 'mansion' house in a field known as 'Achadh Nan Uaigh' at Birchfield.

(Centred: NH 494992) Achadh Nan Uaigh {NAT}
OS 6"map, Ross-shire, 1st ed., (1875-81)

The ruins of an old mansion house stand in field called 'Achadh nan Uaigh' - the field of the graves - N of Birchfield House. <1>

No remains were seen in this field.
Visited by OS (R D L) 23 May 1963

A large rectangular feature, orientated roughly NNE-SSW can be seen expecially on vertical aerial photographs dating to 2013 at NGR 249446 899235 in the centre of the field as it is shown on the OS 1st Edition map. It is approximately 38m long and 15m wide, indicated by a change in vegetation which marks out the perimeter. The feature can also be seen on aerial photographs dating to 1999-2001 but is not so distinct. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 4944 9923 (200m by 200m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH49NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.