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Church (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Achnahanat

Classification Church (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Canmore ID 13041

Site Number NH59NW 8

NGR NH 51 98

NGR Description NH c. 51 98

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

NH59NW 8 c. 51 98.

The name Achnahanat (Easter NH 519 985, Wester NH 512 982 and Achnahanat Burn, NH 515 972) suggests the existence of an early ecclesiastical foundation (W J Watson 1926) and its proximity to St Colman's Chapel (NH59NW 3) comprises a situation apparently similar to examples quoted by MacDonald (A MacDonald 1973) where the early church appears to have moved, possibly in the 9th or 10th c's, from its original site, the Annaid, to another a short distance away.

No further information.

Visited by OS (A A) 26 September 1973.


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