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Lower Coignashie

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Lower Coignashie

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 115718

Site Number NH71NW 1

NGR NH 716 180

NGR Description Centred on NH 716 180

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Moy And Dalarossie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

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


External Reference (2010)

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).

Information from the ARCH Community Timelines Course, 2010


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