MHG947 - Farmstead - Aultan

Summary

A ruined farmstead at Aultan.

Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD? to 1850 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A ruined farmstead at Aultan.

OS 6"map, Caithness, 1st ed., (1872)

A building identified in LiDAR data gathered by AOC Archaeology in 2011 as part of the mitigation for the visual impact on the archaeological landscape associated with the proposed Baillie Hill windfarm, Caithness. Two-phase, ruinous unroofed building with two visible compartments; 16m in length and oriented NNW/SSE. The buildings are located within a large rectangular enclosure. <1>

The enclosure is larger than first identified in <1> [IS-L 03/08/2020].

Sources/Archives (1)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 0458 5995 (206m by 292m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND05NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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