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Field notebook of A O Curle (RCAHMS). Titled 'Sutherland no. I'.

MS 36/4

Description Field notebook of A O Curle (RCAHMS). Titled 'Sutherland no. I'.

Date 17/5/1909 to 11/6/1909

Collection Records of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), Edinbu

Catalogue Number MS 36/4

Category Manuscripts

Scope and Content Rough notes and sketches made in the course of fieldwork. 17 May page 1 Grummore broch; p2 Grumbeg carved stones (sketches); p3 Dun Creagach broch (sketch); p4 Grumbeg hut circles; p5 cairns and hut circles around Loch Coire nam Fouran; p6 Dun Dornaigil broch; p6v cairns and hut circles Altnaharra/Meall a' Gob Mor; p8v hut circles and mill stone at E and Loch Naver; 20 May p10 Loch Naver hut circle/broch; p11 Cnoc na Gamha hut circles and cairns; Truderscaig sites; 21 May p12v numerous hut circles and cairns on the E side of Strath Naver; p15 Clach an Righ stone circle and cairn (Inv no 247) (sketch plan); p16v hut circles & cairns on the W side of the river S of Syre; 22 May p17v Langdale broch; p19 Langdale hollowed stone; excavated chamber of a cairn at Skail (perspective sketch); p20v Inshlampie broch; p21 Dun Chealamy broch; p21v cairns & hut circles nr Dun Chalamy; p23v Dun Carnachaidh broch; 24 May p24 Fiscary cairns and hut circles; p26 structures on gravel terrace at Bettyhill; p27 Sandy dun broch Baile Mhargaite; p29 remains of stone circle (sketch plan with measures); p31 Skelpick and Dun Viden broch; Skelpick Burn cairns and small enclosures; 26 May p33v cup-marked stones nr Torrisdale (Inv no 540); p34 earth-house Skerray Mains (Inv no 537); Dun Torrisdale; 27 May p34v Skelpick broch (sketches); p36 Skelpick chambered cairn & cairn; p37 Skelpick long cairn; p39v Allt an Duin broch; p40v Dail na Drochade hut circles; p41 Armadale Burn broch (Inv no 190); 28 May p41v Altnabourin earth-house & hut circle; p42v Achcoillenaborgie broch; p43v small cairns & hut circles along the Borgie; p44 Cracknie earth-house & nearby hut circles; 31 May p45 cairns nr Melness House; p45v cairn between Lochs Craggie and Laoghil. 1 June p46 revisits Strathnaver, Acheargarry cairn and nearby small cairns; p49v published sketch of facade of Skelpick horned cairn is inaccurate (perspective sketch) p51 Loch Crocach hut circle (sketches); p51v Ach an Duin building and broch; hut circle Loch Creagach (Inv no 161); 2 June p51v Grianan building; Lochan Harkel; p52v cup-marked boulder at Kinloch p53 Dun Maigh; p55v Kinloch cairns (Inv no 539); 3 June p5v7 Ach an Duin; p58v cup-marked boulder; p59 Camus an Duin; p61 Eriboll souterrain; p61v cairns S of Durness (Inv nos 163-5); 4 June p63 Seanachaisteal fort; p65 Balnakeilchurch, drawing of 1621 graveslab; font; p66 Badnabay chambered cairn (sketch plan); p67v Cnoc an Daimh cairn (sketch plan); 7 June p69 An Dun broch; p71 Kylestrome cairn; p73 An Dun Loch Ardbhair; p73v graveyard on Loch Ardbhair; 8 June p74 Oldany island graveyard; p76 Rubh an Dunain dun (sketch of promontory); p77 Clachtoll broch; 9 June p80v site of chapel at Feardain (Inv no 20); 10 June p81v Inchnadamph burial vault (Inv no 1) and enclosure (no 18); 11 June p82v cairn at S end of Loch Awe (Inv no 10); Ledbeg River chambered cairn (sketch of chamber); p83v Cam Loch chambered cairn; p84v Altnacealgach Hotel cairn (sketch plan); p85 Loch Borolan East chambered cairn; p86 Loch Borolan chambered cairn (sketch); Cnoc Chaornaidh (sketches).


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