MHG8164 - Achnacloich Castle


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Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

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.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6700 7348 (300m by 300m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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