Achiemore

Farmstead, Field Boundary(s), Rig And Furrow

Site Name Achiemore

Classification Farmstead, Field Boundary(s), Rig And Furrow

Canmore ID 272928

Site Number NC36NE 97

NGR NC 3606 6799

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Durness
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

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NC36NE 97 3606 6799

This farmsteading, comprising two buildings and a rectilinear enclosure, has been recorded on oblique aerial photography (RCAHMSAP 2004) lying within the remains of a system of field banks and rig on the W shore of the Kyle of Durness. The farmstead is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, Sheet V) as three roofed buildings and a rectilinear enclosure. The rig and field banks lie between the shore and the line of the modern road.

Information from RCAHMS (KMM) 21 April 2005

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