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Birchfield Wood

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Birchfield Wood

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Tynchoich

Canmore ID 12493

Site Number NH49NE 1

NGR NH 490 990

NGR Description Centred on NH 490 990

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kincardine (Sutherland)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH49NE 1 490 989.

(Centred: NH 490989) Tynchoich: shown as a group of about five houses with arable. To the N.E., apparently near the position of the name 'Carn Mor' on the 6", an enclosure is shown (W Roy 1747). Deserted by 1906

OS 6"map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1906)

In the area are the footings of nine dwellings varying in size from 8.0 x 3.0 x 0.5 to 17.0 x 4.0 x 0.5 m together with associated field banks and enclosures.

Visited by OS (R D) 30 May 1963

An unroofed building in a small area of cultivation is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet xi), but it is not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1990).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 27 September 1995

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