MHG8164 - Achnacloich Castle
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Type and Period (1)
- CASTLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
NH67SE 10 6700 7348.
Achnacloich Castle (NR) (Remains of)
OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)
The castle of the lairds of Achnacloich stood 200 yards E of loch of Achnacloich. It is now all removed but for a portion of dungeon. R Maclean 1886.
The OS 25" plan shows a small yard 3m x 2m at NH 6700 7348 as 'Achnacloich Castle (Remains of)'. This feature, on S slope of a natural flat-topped knoll, is now hidden beneath a heap of field stones, only one small earth-fast stone was seen.
No visible traces of the castle remain.
Revised at 1/2500. Visited by OS (W D J) 9 May 1963.
Maclean, R, 1886, 'The Parish of Rosskeen', Trans Gaelic Soc Inverness Vol. 12 1885-6, p.324-39, 327 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1704.
RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 29, No. 248 (Text/Report). SHG2670.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Maclean, R. 1886. 'The Parish of Rosskeen', Trans Gaelic Soc Inverness Vol. 12 1885-6, p.324-39. Trans Gaelic Soc Inverness. 324-39. 327.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 29, No. 248.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6700 7348 (300m by 300m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13736 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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