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Auchnarrow

Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Auchnarrow

Classification Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Tordhu

Canmore ID 154768

Site Number NJ22SW 36

NGR NJ 2203 2308

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Moray
  • Parish Inveravon
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Moray
  • Former County Banffshire

Accessing Scotland's Past

Reference to the 1st edition Ordnance Survey 6-inch map of Banffshire (1872) shows that a small farmstead named Tordhu stood on the northern slopes of Buiternach, about 400m south-west of Culraggie Bridge. At this time, Tordhu comprised one unroofed and one roofed building, and may have been abandoned. The steading probably dates from the middle of the nineteenth century. No trace of this steading appears on the 1972 Ordnance Survey 1:10,000 map.

Text prepared by RCAHMS as part of the Accessing Scotland's Past project at http://www.accessingscotlandspast.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NJ22SW 36 2203 2308

A farmstead comprising one unroofed and one roofed building is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Banffshire 1872, sheet xli), but it is not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1972).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 18 February 1999

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