MHG7693 - Doune township

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Type and Period (1)

  • TOWNSHIP (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NG84SW 3 centred on 835 405
In area centred at NG 835 405, around and below probable site of a dun (q.v. NG84SW 2), there are about 6 ruined houses with yards and enclosures. There is also an extensive area of formerly cultivated land with stone clearance heaps.
This is almost certainly Doune, evidently a township near Courthill House mentioned in 1495 and 1633. (W J Watson 1904)
Visited by OS (N K B) 15 April 1965; W J Watson 1904 <1>

A township comprising three roofed buildings, one partially roofed building, two unroofed buildings and two enclosures is depicted on the first edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1880, sheet cx). Four unroofed buildings and three enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1971).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 6 May 1996

The township described above by RCAHMS may in fact be Achavanie which is depicted as described on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map. <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8361 4055 (639m by 531m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet NG84SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHCARRON

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