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Achadh An Uaigh

Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Field System (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Achadh An Uaigh

Classification Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Field System (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Birchfield

Canmore ID 12494

Site Number NH49NE 2

NGR NH 492 991

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NH49NE 2 494 992.

(Centred: NH 494992) Achadh Nan Uaigh {NAT}

OS 6"map, Ross-shire, 1st ed., (1875-81)

The ruins of an old mansion house stand in the field called 'Achadh nan Uaigh' - the field of the graves - N of Birchfield House.

Name Book 1875

No remains were seen in this field.

Visited by OS (R D L) 23 May 1963

A farmstead comprising two roofed buildings, one unroofed structure and a field-system is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet xi). Three roofed buildings, a sheepwash and some field walls are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1990).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 27 September 1995

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