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.


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.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6700 7348 (300m by 300m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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