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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 653384

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


ND05NW 42 038 595.

ND 038 595. The last inhabitant of Broubster Village left in 1952 (Information from W Forbes, Achiegallon Farm)

Visited by OS 13 November 1964.

What may be a planned village is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet xvi). It comprises four rows of buildings, one of which is partially roofed, round a square and nine buildings, one of which is partially roofed to the rear of the four rows.

Two of the rows are partially roofed, with the other two unroofed rows only part shown, and six unroofed buildings standing to the rear of the rows are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1963).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 15 September 1995.

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