MHG26201 - Lower Coignashie

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • TOWNSHIP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH71NW 1 centred on 716 180

A township comprising one unroofed building and six roofed buildings, one of which is arranged around three sides of a courtyard, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1874, sheet lvi). One partially roofed and two unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 4 July 1996

One of the 5 'Coigs' . This area was known as Schephin until at least the 17th century, but later was referred to as the 5 Coigs (Fifths): Coignascalen, Coignafeuinternich, Coignavullin, Coignashie, Coignafearn (spellings vary). (I.F. Grant 1980, Along a Highland Road, p. 21). <1>


<1> Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), 2011, Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Strathdearn, Site 22 (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25599.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7160 1800 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH71NW
Civil Parish MOY AND DALAROSSIE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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